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Herta Kašparová, hanged at the age of 23 in Czechoslovakia in 1946 for collaborating with the Nazis.

A girl emerges from a bomb shelter surounded by the ruins of Nagasaki. August 10, 1945. Yōsuke Yamahata

The first Nazi airman to be shot down in the invasion area, stands dejected amongst other prisoners at a camp somewhere in England, june 9, 1944.

German soldier returns home only to find his family no longer there. frankfurt, 1946

An English girl comforts her doll in the rubble of her bomb-damaged home in 1940. ~Fox Photos/Getty Images

Nazis at Ravensbruck concentration camp amputated limbs from prisoners in useless attempts to transplant them onto other inmates. Many of the victims perished as a result.

Sudeten German civilians are forced to walk past bodies of 30 Jewish women starved to death by SS troops in a 300 mile march across Czechoslovakia. Buried in shallow graves in Volary, Czechoslovakia, the bodies were exhumed by German civilians working under direction of Medics of 5th Infantry Division, U.S. Third Army. Coffins are awaiting the remains, which were eventually buried in the Volary cemetery.

Nazi war criminal Emil Hoffman, convicted at the Nuremberg trials, makes his last statement prior to execution by hanging in 1946.

Schtygry, USSR, early 1942. Three women hanged for spying.