Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD. Killed herself after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

Clara Immerwahr - one of the first women to get her PhD. Killed herself after her husband Fritz Haber, himself a chemical genius unleashed the use of chemical weapons on the world in WWI.

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.

This photo of Rosalia Lombardo was taken in 1984. Why is that interesting? She was the last person buried in the catacombs of the Capuchin Monastery 64 years before this photo was taken, in 1920.

Witold Pilecki - To prove that Auschwitz was killing people, not a labor camp, forged papers,entered a ghetto roundup, and was sent to Auschwitz. He redistributed food to prisoners, trained them in martial arts, and passed news out. He & a few others beat up guards, stole their clothes and left the camp carrying the guard's stolen papers. They were in the woods for 3 days, til they met up with the Home Army and passed the info on. This was the first evidence of the existence of death camps.

Witold Pilecki - To prove that Auschwitz was killing people, not a labor camp, forged papers,entered a ghetto roundup, and was sent to Auschwitz. He redistributed food to prisoners, trained them in martial arts, and passed news out. He & a few others beat up guards, stole their clothes and left the camp carrying the guard's stolen papers. They were in the woods for 3 days, til they met up with the Home Army and passed the info on. This was the first evidence of the existence of death camps.

This lovely southern gentleman is Harry T. Burn; the man who was the deciding vote in passing the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote on August 18, 1920.

This lovely southern gentleman is Harry T. Burn; the man who was the deciding vote in passing the 19th amendment, giving women the right to vote on August 18, 1920.

St. Maximilian Kolbe. A Polish Franciscan friar, Max was active in the Polish underground during WWII. Captured and sent to Auschwitz in 1941, he watched as ten men were selected for death after the supposed escape of another inmate. Knowing one of the men had a family still alive on the outside, St. Max volunteered to die in his stead. His offer was accepted, and he, along with the other nine, was starved for weeks, then killed by an injection of carbolic acid. He was canonized in 1982.

St. Maximilian Kolbe. A Polish Franciscan friar, Max was active in the Polish underground during WWII. Captured and sent to Auschwitz in 1941, he watched as ten men were selected for death after the supposed escape of another inmate. Knowing one of the men had a family still alive on the outside, St. Max volunteered to die in his stead. His offer was accepted, and he, along with the other nine, was starved for weeks, then killed by an injection of carbolic acid. He was canonized in 1982.

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