Horror Story - U1417464 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Paul Leo Seidel, of Munich, former inmate of the Auschwitz camp, displays a model of the so-called ‘Bocer Swing’ – A torture method devised by Wilhlem Bocer, one of the defendants at the Frankfurt trial. According to testimony of Auschwitz survivors, the prisoner’s hands were tied in back and their legs put through this loop. They were then made to ‘wing’ by Bocer using truncheon or whip.
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Munich,Germany, 1945 M.R.: A Jewish mother & child stop for food & shelter at the Deutches Camp. This scene was used for background in the film, The Search. It told the story of the upheavel of a Jewish family from Prague. Only the mother & her nine year old son survived Auschwitz and wandered through the UNRRA world in Germany in search of one another. How terribly sad to be a mother at this time & not be able to protect your children from evil. How great her love must have been & her fear.
Alice Roosevelt with her dog Leo, 1902 - She smoked cigarettes in public, chewed gum, placed bets with bookies, rode in cars with men, stayed out late partying, and kept a pet snake named Emily Spinach, which she often wore wrapped around one arm and took to parties. Her father President Theodore Roosevelt once said of her “I can either run the country or I can attend to Alice, but I cannot possibly do both.”
Sophie Scholl (9 May 1921 – 22 February 1943) was a German student, active within the Weisse Rose non-violent resistance group in Nazi Germany. She was convicted of high treason after having been found distributing anti-war leaflets at the University of Munich with her brother Hans. As a result, they were both executed by guillotine.
The Munich Agreement; signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler, which allowed Germany to annex the Sudetenland.
A German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. Frankfurt, 1946. Tony Vaccaro