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25 Interesting Historical Photos – Part 95

Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 94, click here.

1. A “maternity package” granted to mother’s of low income by the Finnish state, 1939.

2. 30,000 Russians queue for the first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union, January 30th, 1990.

3. A German pilot hurtling through the air.

 

His legs outstretched, high above the frigid landscape of Belgium after hastily exiting his damaged plane. January 27, 1945.

4. 50 years ago an accidental rocket launch aboard the USS Forrestal hit a fighter on the deck piloted by John McCain.

The resulting fire killed 134. McCain narrowly escaped the plane – Vietnam – July 29, 1967.

5. One of the smallest shops in London – a shoe salesman with a 1.2 square meter shoe store, ca. 1900.

6. Youthful mining crew at the Pennsylvania Coal Company’s mine, 1910.

7. Triple handshake between Winston Churchill, Harry Truman and Joseph Stalin, Germany, 1945.

8. Ethiopian soldier on the second day of the Italian-Ethiopian war. October 8, 1935.

9. The one-armed lion tamer who went by the name of Captain Jack Bonita and his pride, ca. early 1900’s.

10. Young Princess Diana with her guinea pig Peanuts, 1972.

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