Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 84, click here.
1. American soldier poses with captured German weaponry, 1944-45.
3. Elephant-mounted machine gun, ca. 1914-1918.
4. Oil well fire on Signal Hill, California, 1931.
5. A Wehrmacht veteran teaches Hitler Youth boys how to use a Panzerfaust.
The badges on his sleeve represent enemy tanks destroyed.
6. Rescued slaves crowd the deck of the HMS Daphne, 1868.
7. Little girl and three owls, Sweden, 1925.
8. Hitler takes Helga Goebbels for a walk.
She would later be killed by her parents in Hitler’s Berlin bunker.
9. A dead U.S Marine still clutches the knife he used to kill a Japanese soldier, in the background, in a duel.
He was killed by a sniper’s bullet moments later.