Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 230, click here.
1. Shell Shock patients having a happy time fishing and swimming under the walls of the old chateau, September 1918.
These American soldiers are recovering from war neurosis, as the scientists now call the condition that used to be described as ‘shell-shock.’
2. Queen Elizabeth leaps ashore during a visit to Turkey, 1971.
3. The first broadcast speech of Queen Elizabeth (then 14-year-old Princess Elizabeth) with her sister Princess Margaret, broadcasting on “Children’s Hour” from Buckingham Palace to the children sent away as evacuees, 1940.
4. Nepal workers carrying cars on the rocky, hilly trail from Kathmandu to India as a trade-in on a shiny American model.
60 men, moving to the rhythm of a chant, balance it on long poles, Nepal, 1949.
5. Italian soldiers marching in the snow in Russia, winter of 1941-1942.
6. Robin Williams before he was famous, dressed as a mime in Central Park, New York, 1974.
7. Spanish flu 1918, family portrait.
8. A KKK child and a black State trooper meet one another, 1992.
9. Marszałkowska Street of Warsaw in flames, during the Warsaw Uprising, 1944.