Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 224, click here.
1. Pope Saint John Paul II meets with Mehmet Agca, the man who attempted to assassinate him, 1983.
2. Native Americans of the Blackfoot tribe in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, 1913.
Photo by Roland Reed.
3. In honor of Presidents Day, Teddy Roosevelt at Harvard, 1877.
4. Future president Harry Truman as a Captain, circa 1918.
5. Red Army Shermans, most likely of the 1st Guards Mechanized Corps, advancing through Vienna, April 1945.
6. Ducati workers posing in front of the Bologna factory, 1939.
7. Children near a shrine to the dead, Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1970s by Akihiko Okamura.
8. German children play war, Germany, 1916.
9. 16 B-25 Mitchell bombers on the USS Enterprise preparing to take off for the raid on Toyko, Doolittle Raid, 18 April 1942.
10. San Francisco, the 1950s.
#9, Says 16 B-25’s flew off the Aircraft carrier Enterprise, & that is wrong, 16 B-25’s flew off the Aircraft carrier “HORNET”!