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    • Jim Campbell

      Dr. Franz Alfred Six (12 August 1909 in Mannheim - 9 July 1975 in Bolzano) was a Nazi official who rose to the rank of SS-Brigadeführer. He was appointed by Reinhard Heydrich to head department Amt VII, Written Records of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA). In 1940, he was appointed to direct state police operations in an occupied Great Britain following invasion.

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    Local French citizens help US soldiers run an ammunition dump after the successful invasion of Normandy, august 1944.

    Description of A truck from the 1st Infantry Division of the United States Army is loaded into the Landing Ship Tank in Dorset, United Kingdom in June of 1944. The LST forms part of Group 30 of the LST Flotilla. The 1st Division was one of the two divisions that stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy, France on D-Day suffering high casualties. (Photo by Galerie Bilderwelt/Getty Images)

    Bloody Omaha- By midnight, the Americans have a fragile hold on Omaha Beach. Should the Germans attack with reinforcements and tanks, the Americans could lose their shaky hold

    josef mengele's used and murdered twins, thrown into a waste bin when they're no longer of any use to him.

    Matthias Kleinheisterkamp was an SS Obergruppenführer (General). During World War II, Kleinheisterkamp commanded the 3. SS-Division Totenkopf, 6. SS-Gebirgs-Division Nord, 2. SS-Division Das Reich, III.(germanische) SS-Panzerkorps, VII. SS-Panzerkops, IV. SS-Panzerkops, XII. SS-Armeekorps and the XI. SS-Armeekorps. He was also a winner of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves. In April 1945, he committed suicide while a POW in Russian hands.

    Jews being led to Babi Yar. Kiev. September 1941. One of the worst of many German atrocities. Helps explain why millions of Russian held German lPOWs were killed before and at the end of the war.

    Jews in the Polish occupied city of Kutno, 1939. Kutno was chosen by the Germans for full "Germanization" e.g. for deporting all its inhabitants and replacing them with ethnic Germans from other parts of Europe.Eventually, Kutno got its own ghetto where more than 8,000 people were fenced in.The ghetto was liquidated in March 1942.

    The observance position of a German artillery regiment during the fighting in the Vienna Woods/Austria, April 1945. -

    General Omar N. Bradley, 1944

    Vienna, Austria, SD Man Weiszl Standing in Front of Deported Jews

    "You are now in Cologne. Compliments 1st Bn. 36 Armo Inf. Regt. Tex spearhead" (Cologne, Germany, 1945) Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

    "What's your hurry? War wont be over till January" (Italy, 1944) Margaret Bourke-White—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

    Handicapped Soviet and Polish prisoners in front of a tank of the 11th Armored Division, US Third Army. This photograph was taken at the Mauthausen concentration camp immediately after liberation. Austria, May 5–7, 1945.

    This is a sad memorial - In New York City, 1944, piles of Christmas packages meant for American Servicemen who have been listed as missing or killed in action build up and await a Return to Sender stamp.

    A resident of the French city of Caen at the grave of Bombardier B/11631 Everitt Ivan Hill of the 2nd Anti-Tank Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery who was killed in action on 18th July 1944. He was the son of Eli and Ethel Hill and the husband of Joan Hill, of Little Britain, Ontario and was aged 23. He is now laid to rest in grave VII. D. 2 in BRETTEVILLE-SUR-LAIZE CANADIAN WAR CEMETERY

    US Army Rangers scale the cliffs at Pointe du Hoc, Normandy on D-Day (June 6, 1944).

    An American of the 505th, 82nd US Airborne in Sainte Mere-Eglise, right after the Normandy Invasion

    Normandy, 1944. An American medic from the 82nd US Airborne Div lights a cigarette for a wounded German prisoner.

    Signal Corps photographer Sergeant Fred Bornet filming a town, Normandy, France, June 1944 (photo)

    A Canadian soldier fixing up his bike; Normandy, France - 20 June 1944

    Operation Overlord began on 6 June 1944. It involved 160 000 Allied troops at the Battle of Normandy and the D-Day Landings, and by August there were over 3 000 000 Allied troops in France.

    The man in this much publicized Holocaust photo has been only recently identified as Rabbi Moshe Hegerman, the Rabbi of Olkusz in Poland. Brought to the town square for execution, he asked to be allowed to say Kaddish for his slain brethren. The soldiers laughed while watching him pray and then killed him. Never forget.

    D-Day: The Normandy Invasion. June 6th 1944

    Woman starving to death in the Warsaw ghetto

    Warsaw Ghetto: Tram with a Star turning from Leszno street into Karmelicka Street, Warsaw, Poland, 25 May 1941. (the pin via Stéphanie Tremblay • )