Here are this week’s interesting historical photos.
1. Fidel Castro and Michel Trudeau, 1976.
2. Santa Claus
Santa Claus with the children during Croatian War of Independence. Vukovar, 1992.
3. Kamikaze pilots
In this picture, Kamikaze pilots are seen petting a puppy before their final mission.
4. Queen Elizabeth
Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain doing technical repair work during her WWII military service, 1944.
5. Roza Shanina, a Soviet sniper during WWII.
She volunteered for the military after the death of her brother in 1941.
6. An American M48 tank gunner.
Private First Class Kerry Nelson, an American M48 tank gunner of the 3rd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, in Vietnam’s ‘Iron Triangle’ during the Vietnam War, 1967.
7. Ottoman officers
Young Ottoman officers in Istanbul, 1914.
8. Inventor J. A. Purves
Inventor J. A. Purves drives his Dynasphere spherical car (aka Jumbo), an automobile shaped like a giant radial tire, Sept 1932.
9. Young Princess Elizabeth
10. “I am an American” Banner.
A Japanese American unfurled this banner over his business the day after the Pearl Harbor attack, 1941. Photographed just prior to the owner’s internment by Dorothea Lange.