An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961.  The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961. The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through the barbwire.

Remember this? Sharbat Gula was photographed as a young girl while she was a refugee in Pakistan. 17 years later they found her again - living in her home country of Afghanistan. These are the only two times in her life she has been photographed.

Remember this? Sharbat Gula was photographed as a young girl while she was a refugee in Pakistan. 17 years later they found her again - living in her home country of Afghanistan. These are the only two times in her life she has been photographed.

On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.

On 2 July 1942, most of the children of Lidice, a small village in what was then Czechoslovakia, were handed over to the Łódź Gestapo office. Those 82 children were then transported to the extermination camp at Chełmno 70 kilometers away. There they were gassed to death. This remarkable sculpture by Marie Uchytilová commemorates them.

In this famous photograph, Dr Fritz Klein is standing in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; his main duty was the selection of prisoners to be sent into the gas chambers. From 1942-1944 transport trains delivered Jews, Romani, people with disabilities, Soviet war prisoners, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses and other political and religious opponents to “forced labor camps”.... And they try to tell us these things never happened ....

In this famous photograph, Dr Fritz Klein is standing in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; his main duty was the selection of prisoners to be sent into the gas chambers. From 1942-1944 transport trains delivered Jews, Romani, people with disabilities, Soviet war prisoners, homosexuals, Jehovah's Witnesses and other political and religious opponents to “forced labor camps”.... And they try to tell us these things never happened ....

A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.

A woman hitting a skinhead with her handbag, Sweden, 1985. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor.

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever A Swedish woman hitting a neo-Nazi protester with her handbag. The woman was reportedly a concentration camp survivor. this woman is brave and wonderful

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