Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 282, click here.
1. Two armed farmers, father, and son, Zimbabwe, 1986.
2. A boy holding a stuffed animal amid ruins following German aerial bombing of London, 1945.
His mother, father, and brother all dead and buried under the rubble.
3. Teddy Roosevelt in his rowing gear as a Harvard freshman, 1877.
4. Argentine soldier in the Falklands war, 1982.
5. Sir Richard Owen standing next to a moa skeleton and holding the first bone fragment belonging to a moa ever found, 1879.
6. Arikara Warrior ‘Bear’s Belly’, North Dakota, USA, 1909.
The photo was taken by Edward Curtis.
7. The U.S. Navy battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) in Auxiliary Drydock AFDB-1, Gaum, April 1952.
8. The body of the first Soviet atomic bomb.
For clarity, a worker poses nearby, USSR, 1949.