Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 252, click here.
1. “The Thousand Yard Stare”—USMC Private Theodore J. Miller is helped aboard a ship after intense combat on Eniwetok Atoll.
Miller was KIA a month later, 1944.
2. British and French workers meet while digging the “Chunnel”, which connected Britain and mainland Europe for the first time, 1990.
3. A Japanese-American family being transported to an interment camp, 1942.
4. French soldier and British soldier sharing a cigarette, 1915.
5. American paratroopers from the 1st Airborne task force dropping into Southern France during Operation Dragoon, 15 August 1944.
6. Free French soldiers attend a mass at sunrise during the battle of Bardia, 1941.
7. An orphaned girl with her baby sibling strapped to her back, standing in the rubble of a town, during the Korean War, the 1950s.
8. A gun with bent-barrel.
9. Thorny Devil lizards joining soldiers for breakfast, Central Australia, 1941.
10. Joyous crowd celebrating the end of Prohibition in Chicago, 1933.