Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 331, click here.
1. Sister Mary Thomas (right), an administrator at St Elizabeth’s Hospital, convinces another nun of the convenience of an electric scooter, circa 1955.
2. Egyptian men watch as the Graf Zeppelin floats over the Great Pyramids of Giza, Egypt, while atop the Great Pyramid of Khufu, 1931.
3. A Serb commander puts a gun to the head of his son as he and his friends joke around while waiting for a prisoner exchange near Sarajevo in the summer of 1992.
4. Japanese officers Toshiaki Mukai (center) and Tsuyoshi Noda (right) during their war crimes trial in China.
During the Nanjing massacre, they competed over who could kill 100 people with a sword first. After the two both killed over a hundred people, they restarted to 150, 1947.
5. Vietnamese farmer with the wreckage of a B-52 Stratofortress in the background, ca 1980.
6. King George V and Tsar Nicholas II, the 1890s.
7. Anne, Princess Royal, visits her bodyguard Jim Beaton in hospital.
Beaton was shot three times whilst shielding her during an attempted kidnapping by Ian Ball, in which she said “Not bloody likely!” when asked by Ball to accompany him, 24 March 1974.