Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 321, click here.
1. Võ Thi Thang smiling after being sentenced to 20 years of hard labor in a prison camp by the South Vietnamese govt.
After being sentenced she reportedly smiled at the judge and said “20 years? Your government won’t last that long,” 1968.
2. Mohawk warrior attacks Canadian soldiers during the Oka crisis July-Sep. 1990 which began when the Canadian government approved the seizure of Mohawk land for a private golf course.
A 14-year-old Mohawk teen was bayoneted in the chest and almost died. Canada took the land in the end.
3. Children found by Soviet forces in Auschwitz, liberated on 27 January 1945.
4. Jaques Biederer, the first photographer in history specializing in erotic photos.
This photo was taken in Paris in 1928.