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Irena Sendler (1910-2008)

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old German woman named Irena Sendler recently died. During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out; infants in the bottom of the tool box she carried and older

A dangerous woman in the most literal sense, Senior Sergeant Roza Shanina was a sniper in the WWII Soviet Army. She racked up at least 54 kills of German soldiers before her death from wounds at age 20. She served part of the time in an all-woman sniper unit. Before the war she worked as a kindergarten teacher.

A dangerous woman in the most literal sense, Senior Sergeant Roza Shanina was a sniper in the WWII Soviet Army. She racked up at least 54 kills of German soldiers before her death from wounds at age She served part of the time in an all-woman sniper un

Irene Sendler.  Polish Catholic who during WWII smuggled 2500 infants and toddlers out of ghettos. She was eventually caught and she was beaten severely. But, she continued to fight for the children, even searching for surviving parents after the war.

Irena Sendler A 98 year-old Polish woman named Irena Sendler died in During WWII, Irena worked in the Warsaw Ghetto as a plumbing/sewer specialist. Irena smuggled Jewish children out

Challenger Disaster Crew 1985 President Ronald Reagan honoured the crew as national heroes. In the back row from left to right: Ellison Onizuka, Sharon Christa McAuliffe (the teacher that 'was chosen' to ride on the shuttle), Greg Jarvis, Judy Resnik. In the front row from left to right: Pilot Mike Smith, Commander, Dick Scobee, and Ron McNair.

Space Shuttle Challenger Crew Lost January 28 SO Sad, I remember being in Kindergarten when this happened. My teacher had brought the T. into the classroom.this was the first time I ever remembered watching TV in school.

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'Miss Hap' a two-week old Korean kitten chows down on canned milk, piped to her by medicine dropper with the help of Marine Sergeant Frank Praytor . The Marine adopted the kitten after its mother was killed by a mortar barrage near Bunker Hill.

"Oscar Schindler" mit ein paar jüdischen Begleitern auf der Flucht am Ende des 2. Weltkrieges! Mein held Teil 2

Oskar Schindler standing (second from right) with some of the people he rescued. Munich, Germany, This Day in History: Oct Oskar Schindler dies

He had just saved her from a fire in her house, rescuing her by carrying her out of the house into her front yard, while he continued to fight the fire. She is pregnant. The firefighter was afraid of her at first, because he had never been around a Doberman before. When he finally got done putting the fire out, he sat down to catch his breath and rest. A photographer from the Charlotte, North ......Carolina newspaper, “The Observer,” noticed this red Doberman in the distance looking at ...

This firefighter saved this dog from her burning home. He carried her out of the house and into her front yard, then he returned to fight the fire. Animals matter too. We save lives, animal or human.

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"Reflections" is a nationally known painting by artist Lee Teter depicting the past and present reminiscence of a comrade and his brother that "did not come home" at the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD https://www.pinterest.com/atticatalley/history2/

“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.

A Chinese woman who has spent her life in poverty is being hailed a hero for selflessly saving dozens of abandoned babies over the course of her lifetime.    According to Chinese newspaper Yanzhao Metro Daily, 88-year-old Lou Xiaoying has rescued more than 30 abandoned babies from the streets of Jinhua, China, over the past four decades.

PHOTOS: Poor Chinese Woman Rescued 30 Abandoned Babies From Streets

Lou Xiaoying has been praised in China for saving more than 30 abandoned babies over the years - The truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside

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