Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 298, click here.
1. In response to the Anti-Japanese sentiment that followed the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese-American Citizens League opened the Anti-Axis Committee Office on 14 December 1941.
It was part of their campaign to demonstrate the loyalty of American-born Japanese citizens to the US.
2. A man looking for a job wearing his CV, England, the 1930s.
3. West German school children pause to talk with two East German border guards beside an opening in the Berlin Wall during the collapse of communism in East Germany in November 1989.
The photo was taken by Stephen Jaffe.
4. 21-years-old Yves Saint Laurent at Christian Dior’s Funeral, 1957.
5. Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp complex, aerial photograph from a 1944 Allied recon plane.
6. USS Enterprise (CV-6) at Ford Island, Pearl Harbor, 24 September 1945.
She was the most decorated US Navy warship in WWII. At one point she became the only operational aircraft carrier against the Japanese for a while which prompt her crew to put up a sign that read “Enterprise vs Japan”.