Here are this week’s interesting historical photos. For part 96, click here.
1. Young Angela Merkel with fishermen.
Young Angela Merkel having a Schnapps with fishermen on the island of Rügen during her first MP campaign in summer 1990.
2. 18-year-old Keshia Thomas protects a fallen man.
3. U.S. Army military policemen toasting bread over molten lava from Vesuvius.
The volcano’s spectacular eruption began on March 18, 1944.
4. Charlie Chaplin attends the premiere of his newest film City Lights in Los Angeles.
Charlie Chaplin is accompanied by Albert Einstein, and his wife, Elsa Einstein. February 2, 1931.
5. The crew of Apollo 1 relaxes during training, 1966.
6. A British soldier checking out a “dud” artillery shell in Wytschaete, Belgium, 1917.
7. Jewish soldiers of the German Army celebrating Hanukkah during WWI, 1916.
8. A young Angela Merkel and her first husband, Ulrich Merkel, 1975.
9. A girl licks ice-cream and plays with the tip of the guns bayonet to try and elicit a reaction from a royal guard in Sweden in 1970.
10. American Legion members.
American Legion members after a fight with the American Nazi Party who were celebrating Hitler’s 49th birthday, April 20, 1938.