A lone dockworker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute in 1936. August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg,Germany, and is best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel HorstWessel on 13 June, 1936. Basically stand for what's right NO MATTER WHAT THAT COST YOU.
The man who didnt salute Hitler. 1936. The story of August Landmasser is amazing as it is tragic. Landmasser fell in love with a Jewish woman who, before they could marry, was sent to a concentration camp. Before he would be sent to a labor camp, this picture captured Landmasser refusing to partake in the Nazi salute during a public rally in 1936. He died in a Nazi death camp.
VIDEO SHOWS U.S. "WHITE NATIONALISTS" MAKING NAZI SALUTE. Civic leaders, Holocaust survivors and activists throughout Florida are decrying the words and actions seen in the video, that are expressed by White Supremacists who have become emboldened with the election of Trump. The "National Policy Institute" is part of the alt-right movement that includes neo-Nazis, white supremacists and anti-Semites. (Click on "Visit" for full article and video.)
SS-Sturmbannführer Jochen Peiper gave the Nazi salute on the coffin that holds the remains of his men, SS-Obersturmführer (First Lieutenant) Lucas Westrup, in a funeral attended by officers of the Waffen-SS Leibstandarte, February 26, 1943. Westrup is the company commander to -12 division is killed in battle near Krasnograd two days earlier. To appreciate his services then promoted posthumously level of SS-Hauptsturmführer. This photo was taken by SS-Obersturmführer Otto NSE, aide Peiper