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After falling in love & escaping Auschwitz together, this couple was separated in the midst of World War II. "While talking with her Polish cleaning woman in 1982, Ms Cybulska related her Auschwitz escape story. The stunned woman said she had heard Mr Bielecki tell the same story on Polish TV. She then helped Ms Cybulska find Mr Bielecki in Poland. In the summer of 1983, they met at the Krakow airport. He brought 39 red roses, one for each year they had spent apart."

Hero prisoner who escaped Auschwitz with girlfriend by dressing as S.S. officer before reuniting four decades later dies aged 90

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Alan Turing

Marie Curie. Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, in 1903, as well as the only woman to win the award for more than one category. She is, without a doubt, the most famous woman scientist in history, especially for her work with radioactive materials. "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less." -Marie Curie

6 Women in history your kids (and you!) should know

Marshal Josip Broz Tito, who united the Yugoslav partisans in the fight against the Nazis, poses for the camera with his dog in June 1944. Tito ruled Yugoslavia until his death in 1980. Within a decade, Yugoslavia sunk in civil war and split again into its constituent parts.

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Charlie Chaplin at the age of 27, 1916

15 Remarkable Colorized Photos Will Let You Relive History

Daniel Inouye, wounded second Lt. Inouye crawled to the top slope and tossed two grenades destroying the machinegun that was firing on his men. Another bullet fired shatters his right arm, he continues and throws another grenade which took out the firing pit. Medal of Honor Awarded.. (1924-2012)

Badass of the Week: Daniel Inouye

Rare photos of Hitler with Kid(s)

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JFK assassination: mystery unveiled? Jackie Kennedy Onassis secret recordings released this fall.

A young Angelina Jolie steps out at the Academy Awards with dad Jon Voight, 1986.

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Gustav Mahler was a composer and conductor, born in Bohemia (formerly part of the Austrian Empire, currently located in the Czech Republic), and identified throughout his life as a German-speaking Austrian. Mahler was best known during his own lifetime as one of the leading orchestral and operatic conductors of the day.

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Tim Conway...w/ Harvey Korman the funniest TV sketches ever from the Carol Burnett Show! I think this is the old guy that shuffled his feet....

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Japanese envoys Kurusu and Nomura leaving "peace talks" with Secretary of State Cordell Hull, just 17 days before the bombing of Pearl Harbor Wide World

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Helen Keller and Anne Sullivan

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An amazing photo to have all Four British kings . From left to right: Prince George (later George V), Prince Edward (later Edward VIII), Prince Albert (later George VI) and King Edward VII....

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Lev Davidovich Trotsky. Mexico. 1940.

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George Harris Kennedy, Jr. (born February 18, 1925) is an American actor. He put aside show business during World War II, served under General Patton, and was in the United States Army for 16 years, seeing combat and working in the Armed Forces radio. He was involved with the opening of the first Army Information Office.

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Dennis Franz-Army-served 11 months with 82nd Airborne Division in Vietnam (Actor)

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Ian Flemming, Author.of James Bond novels fell in love with Jamaica and made it his home.

Welcome To Of Jake's Rolex World Magazine..Optimized for iPad and iPhone: Part 3: Daniel Craig's Vintage Sean Connery Rolex Submariner 6538

Leon Trotsky

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Patrice Émery Lumumba (2 July 1925 – 17 January 1961) was a Congolese independence leader and the first legally elected Prime Minister of the Republic of the Congo after he helped win its independence from Belgium in June 1960. Only twelve weeks later, Lumumba's government was deposed in a coup during the Congo Crisis. He was subsequently imprisoned and executed by firing squad, an act that was committed with the assistance of the government of Belgium.

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Dorothea Lange, while Photographing Dust Bowl Migrant Farmers     1936

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Jackie screams for help as her husband, the President, falls wounded to the seat. I have never before seen this shot. I wonder why it has taken so long to get in to the public domaine? No words can describe this moment. I was 13 years old.

If this picture is real, it is literally so sad. - We Are All Queer Fish

How to Prepare for Tribulation — Corrie ten Boom — Corrie ten Boom’s 1974 letter contains solid advice to Christians about preparing for the Great Tribulation. Corrie knew great tribulation firsthand, as she and her family were imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp for sheltering Jews during the Holocaust.

How to Prepare for Tribulation — Corrie ten Boom