Hannie Schaft (aka "the Girl with the red hair"). responsible for the assassination of five collaborators. Hitler himself had demanded her arrest, urging the Sicherheitsdienst to find her. Hannie was born in Haarlem, The Netherlands on September 16, 1920. On April 17, 1945, less than three weeks before the liberation of the Netherlands, Hannie was shot by the Germans in the dunes near Overveen. She was only 24 years old.
Dutch soldiers and members of the resistance arrest suspected civilian collaborators and former members of the Dutch Nazi Party.
A French civilian cries in despair as Nazis occupy Paris during World War II.
Titus Brandsma. He fought the Nazi ideology even before the invasion of the Netherlands. In January 1942 he delivered a letter from the Dutch Bishops to Catholic newspapers in which they were ordered not to print Nazi documents. He was arrested at the Boxmeer monastery, held prisoner in Scheveningen, KZ Amersfoort, Cleves and send to Dachau, arriving on 19 June. He died on 26 July 1942, from a lethal injection administered by a SS doctor, as part of their program of medical experimentation.
Children. They are the most vulnerable victims of war and genocide. Between 1933 and 1945, millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families. Now, more than 65 years later, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is working to discover what became of these young survivors.