Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 261, click here.
1. A CIA case officer is photographed at a dead drop location in Moscow, 1962.
2. Fidel Castro plays baseball in Havana, Cuba, 1959.
Castro was a huge fan of the sport.
3. A KGB agent runs through the night to escape capture in Wellington, New Zealand, September 1974.
4. Parents of pilot-cosmonaut Valery Bykovsky, his father Fyodor and his mother Klavdia, listening to a television report about their son’s space flight, Moscow Oblast, the USSR, 14-19 June 1963.
5. Austrian mountain troops climbing over the mountain pass to surprise an Italian detachment, WWI, 1915.