Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 302, click here.
1. Bulgarian soldier giving his best battle cry for the camera, ca. 1916.
2. Harry S. Truman as a captain during WWI, 1918.
3. Pyramid of German helmets in celebration of victory, Grand Central, New York, 1919.
4. Florence Thompson, the Migrant Mother in Dorothea Lange’s famous 1936 photo, holds up her likeness during an interview after her identity was discovered, 10 October 1978.
5. Vladimir Lenin plays chess (yelling checkmate) with Alexander Bogdanov during a visit to Maxim Gorky, Capri, Italy, in 1908.
6. Spring break in California, 1947.
7. Italian-American cafe, MacDougal Street, NY, 1942.
8. Australian field artillery soldiers move through what’s left of Château Wood during the Third Battle of Ypres, 1917.
9. Joyful Alain Delon is chatting about something with Mick Jagger’s girlfriend Marianne Faithfull.
A terribly sad Mick Jagger in different socks sits modestly next to them, Paris, France, 1967.
10. Up to 70,000 British women left the UK in 1945-1947 to reunite with their American husbands in the United States.
This is a photo of the HMS Victorious filled with women and children on their way to the US.