Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 292, click here.
1. US medic gives first aid to a wounded German SS soldier, France, 1944.
2. A young Russian boy points out German positions to Commander G. V. Gvozdev of the 11th Squad, 3rd Leningrad Partisan Brigade in a small village during the Siege of Leningrad, Near Leningrad (now, St. Petersburg), Leningrad Oblast, August 1943.
3. A United States soldier holds up a jungle centipede during the Vietnam war, 1967.
4. John F. Kennedy campaigning door-to-door in West Virginia, 1960.
5. Freddie Mercury with his mother, 1947.
6. A Rural Soviet town snapped from a passing train, taken by American spy Martin Manhoff, c. 1952-54.
7. The assassin, Gavrilo Princip, being arrested, moments after shooting Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Sarajevo, 1914.
8. Hot and weary after fighting on Saipan, Marine PFC T. E. Underwood of St. Petersburg, Fla., takes a long, cool drink of water from his canteen, July 1944.
9. “Barricades on Rue Saint-Maur”, Paris, 25 June 1848.
10. Stalin’s funeral, snapped out of a window of an old U.S. embassy, taken by American spy martin Manhoff, 1953.