Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 303, click here.
1. What is now the fully developed Las Vegas strip, 1955.
2. The only surviving depiction of a Western POW being executed by the Japanese during WWII, ca. 1943.
3. Rare photo showing Niagara Falls without water, 1969.
4. Georgia cotton mill workers, 1909.
The photo was taken by Lewis Hine.
5. U.S. helicopters pour machine-gun fire into the tree line to cover the advance of South Vietnamese troops, ca. 1965.
6. Survivors from the 87th Floor of the World Trade Center (North Tower) Wandering in the Dust after the Collapse of the South Tower – New York City, 11 September 2001.
7. Benito Mussolini in March 1945.
8. Walt Disney as a red cross ambulance driver in France, 1919.
Notice his drawing on the ambulance’s side.
9. Alexander Kerensky, 1917.
During that year, he was a key figure in the governing coalition from the February Revolution that saw the Tsar’s abdication until the October Revolution by the Bolsheviks. Kerensky spent the next 50+ years in exile, dying in New York in 1970.