Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 89, click here.
1. Anti-Apartheid protesters sprayed with a water cannon shooting purple dye to mark the demonstrators for arrest.
South Africa, 1989.
2. Fall of the Berlin Wall, November 1989.
3. Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford visiting Eric Idle in his home in 1978.
4. Paris Waif, 1918.
By Lewis Hine, whose powerful photographs helped prompt child labor law reforms in the US.
5. Falklands War.
Steel helmets abandoned by Argentine armed forces who surrendered at Goose Green, May 1982.
6. Protesters march during prohibition. Chicago 1920’s.
7. An assault guard takes cover behind dead horses in Barcelona after the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, July 19, 1936.
8. Pakistan Prime Minister Mohammed Ali.
Pakistan Prime Minister Mohammed Ali smokes a peace pipe with Blackfoot Chief Theodore Last Star, Cut Bank, Montana, 1954, Photo by Burt Glinn.
9. Beastie Boys’ Michael Diamond and Adam Yauch chase Madonna around the stage with squirt guns in Madison Square Garden.
They shared the stage for two months during what is now known as “The Virgin Tour” in 1985.
10. American Marine gives a Japanese soldier a cigarette.
American Marine gives a Japanese soldier a cigarette after learning he had buried himself and played dead for nearly two days. Iwo Jima, March 1945.