Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 229, click here.
1. Nintendo’s first office, Kyoto, 1889.
2. Rows of infected people assembled into warehouses suffering from 1918 Influenza Pandemic.
A total of 50-100 million people were killed, c.1918.
3. ’79 Camaro used to deliver supplies to Sarajevo under siege during the Bosnian war, 1993.
4. Austro-Hungarian troops together with some citizens marching out of Jerusalem, WWI, 1916.
5. Some American DUKW amphibious vehicles passing by some gondola in the canals of Venice, 1945.
6. A patient is restrained in a mental institution in France, 1900.
7. “Elephant slide”, Spain – Catalonia, Barcelona, 1975.
Photo: Francesc Català-Roca (1922 – 1998).
8. General Patton’s dog just after his death, 1945.
9. A scene in the ruined city of Ypres, Belgium, 3 September 1917.
10. Japanese women, the survivors of the Hiroshima atomic bombing 10 years earlier, scarred by the blast at the Mitchel Air Force base on Long Island, New York, during the trip to the USA for plastic surgery, New York, 9 May 1955.