A dwarf selected for death. In Birkenau, people who were handicapped or suffered from other physical disabilities were almost always sent straight to the gas chambers as they were deemed "unfit for work".
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Never forget the genocide that people with disabilities faced in the Holocaust. A dwarf selected for death. In Birkenau, people who were handicapped or suffered from other physical disabilities were almost always sent straight to the gas chambers as they were deemed "unfit for work".
Liberated prisoners of Auschwitz speak with Soviet troops.
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Soviet soldiers with liberated Auschwitz prisoners in January 1945
Woman and child frozen to death in Auschwitz concentration camp.
At the White House, President Truman announces Japan's surrender. Washington, DC, August 14, 1945.
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195. At the White House, President Truman announces Japan's surrender. Abbie Rowe, Washington, DC, August 14, 1945. 79-AR-508Q.
On August 14th 1945 (over three months after Germany surrendered), US President Harry Truman announces Japan's surrender at the White House. http://www.archives.gov/research/military/ww2/photos/#victory
Otto Förschner (November 4, 1902 – May 28, 1946) was a German SS-Sturmbannfuhrer (major) and a Nazi concentration camp officer. He served as commandant of the Mittelbau-Dora concentration camp and the Dachau sub-camp of Kaufering. He was indicted for war crimes and hanged in May 1946.
Jews in Vienna forced to scrub street pavements, directly after Austria's annexation to the German Reich, 1938.
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Jews in Vienna forced to scrub street pavements, directly after Austria's annexation to the German Reich
An SS officer in Vienna standing at the entrance to the Jewish community building, undated. Two faces to remember -- doorman and woman standing next to him.
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An SS officer in Vienna standing at the entrance to the Jewish community building
SS man outside the Jewish community center in Vienna
WW1: German troops crawl out of their trench bunker careful not to offer target to snipers.
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WW1: Ottoman army camel troops at Beersheba. This was Lawrence of Arabia time. The Ottomans suffered a resounding defeat and lost all their Arabian lands (something that Turkey is trying to partially 'correct' today.)
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The Camel Corps at Beersheba 1915
June 25, 1857 San Antonio, TX Edward Beal led an expedition to include the 1st Army Camel Corps to California. The 1st leg of the convoy went from San Antonio to El Paso & through Albuquerque. The convoy included troops, mules, horses, civilians, 75 camels, & their drivers.
Ottoman camel corps at Beersheba during the First Suez Offensive of World War I
The original caption describes the scene as an execution of a communist in Munich in 1919. This photo though appears posed: the "victim" is standing against a wall and the "firing squad" is about to shoot their rifles from five paces away. Any such action would have resulted in serious injury or death for the shooters as well because of ricochets.
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Execution by firing squad of a German Communist. Munich 1919 No fear of death because of his principles.
This is a propaganda photo showing Italian soldiers, taken prisoner by the Germans after Italy made peace with the Allies, removing the barbed wire fence from around their internment camp -- supposedly because they are going to be employed in civilian jobs. Truth of course was different.
An unusual version of the Hawker Hurricane, one of Britain's main fighters in WW2. This was an experimental project that added a top wing to the monoplane. The top wing was supposed to stabilize the aircraft for better landing performance on semi-prepared runways. Also, fuel capacity was doubled. The War Dept though did not approve of the project and it was abandoned in the summer of '41.
A disabled German Elefant heavy tank-hunter. It was built in small numbers in 1943 under the name Ferdinand after its designer Ferdinand Porsche, using tank hulls that had been produced for a cancelled German heavy tank design.In 1944, after modification of the existing vehicles, they were renamed Elefant. The official German designation was Panzerjäger Tiger.