Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 326, click here.
1. Mugshots of children executed by the communist Khmer Rouge dictatorship at Tuol Sleng prison, Cambodia, 1975-79.
2. A mob pours sugar, ketchup, and mustard over the heads of (from left) John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody during a sit-in demonstration at a Woolworth’s ‘whites only’ lunch counter in Jackson, Miss, 28 May 1963.
The photo was by Fred Blackwell/Associated Press.
3. Tiananmen Square just before the massacre, 4 June 1989.
4. Yukio Mishima addresses members of the Self-Defense Forces in Tokyo shortly before committing seppuku on 25 Nov. 1970.
5. Hitler’s personal bodyguards undergoing a drill inspection in Berlin, 1938.
6. General George S. Patton watches his troops advance across the El Guettar Valley, Tunisia, March 1943.
The photo was taken by Eliot Elisofon.
7. Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany striking a pose while inspecting the troops, ca. 1915.
8. An American Marine tries to communicate with two Japanese child soldiers captured on Okinawa in June 1945.
9. A Ukrainian refugee and her child in Sweden in 1929.
They belonged to the Swedish-Ukrainian minority.