Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 75, click here.
1. Wilt Chamberlain demonstrates his reach to Muhammad Ali – New York, NY – March 10, 1967.
2. Earliest known photo of Elvis Presley, with parents Gladys & Vernon in 1938.
3. Destroyer USS Shaw exploding during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
4. The Reichstag building in Berlin just before the first restoration began, 1958.
5. Simone Segouin, the 18-year-old French Resistance fighter.
Simone is pictured taking cover during the liberation of Paris on August 19, 1944.
6. Phil Collins in concert, 1981.
7. Protesters flee after police fire machine guns.
Protesters flee after police fire machine guns into a crowd during the infamous July Days during the early Russian revolution. Petrograd, July 17, 1917.
8. St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New York City 1948.
9. Campaigning for Calvin Coolidge, 1924.
10. A war-weary French woman pours a British soldier a cup of tea.
A war-weary French woman pours a British soldier a cup of tea during the fighting following the Allied landings in Normandy. Lisieux, Calvados, Lower Normandy, France. 22 August 1944.