Miep Gies, one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and several family friends in an attic annex above Annes fathers place of business from the Nazis during World War II. I am not a hero. I just did what any decent person would have done.
The incredible Nancy Wake. She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance. At one point she was most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis. They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them. she is fascinating!
Thomas E. Franklin (born is an American photographer for The Bergen Record, best known for his photograph Raising the Flag at Ground Zero, which depicts firefighters raising the American flag at the World Trade Center after the September 2001 attacks.
Bronka Klibanski, 1942 A courier for the Jewish Resistance in the Bialystok ghetto of Poland. She obtained weapons, gathered intelligence, rescued other Jews and saved the secret archive of the ghetto.
Soldiers of the Infantry Division aboard LCI ("Landing Craft Infantry") 326 on their way to Utah Beach (ca. June Note the variety of facial expressions, and the barrage balloons hovering over the Channel.
Oskar Schindler requested to be buried in Jerusalem, stating, 'My Children Are Here.' Stones placed on top of the grave are a sign of gratitude from Jewish visitors. His grave reads, 'Oskar Schindler, Righteous Among the Nations.