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Holocaust survivors from the  immigrant ship Exodus.

livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.

Mulher escondendo o rosto de vergonha depois de colocar seus 4 filhos à venda. Chicago, 1948

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Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948 // 40 Must-See Photos From The Past

Japan, Nagasaki, 1945.  In the photo, the boy stands erect, having done his duty by bringing his dead brother to a cremation ground. Standing at attention was an obvious military influence. Looking at the boy who carries his younger sibling on his back, keeps a stiff upper lip, tries so hard to be brave is heart-breaking. He has epitomized the spirit of a defeated nation.

Real-life Grave of the Fireflies: Stoic Japanese orphan, standing at attention having brought his dead younger brother to a cremation pyre, Nagasaki, by American photographer, Joe O’Donnell 1945 (One of the many sad things about war.

In 1925 the brave Siberian Husky named "Balto" led a serum run to Nome, Alaska - saving the town from a potentially deadly diphtheria epidemic! His legendary run (with Norwegian driver Gunnar Kaasen, also pictured) is commemorated in the annual Iditarod sled dog race.

Balto was the lead sled dog on the last leg of a famous, life-saving medical delivery to Nome, Alaska, in There was a serious outbreak of diphtheria in the city, and medical officials needed antitoxins to infection from spredoses were in Anchorage. in

“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.

Some of the 600 children that survived the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp show their tattooed identification numbers

1933 First Nazi Concentration Camp Established. Some of the 600 children who had survived the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp show their tattooed identification numbers upon liberation.

"I have lived through many wars & have lost everything many times - my husband, my mother & my beloved son. Yet life is beautiful&  I have so much to learn & enjoy. I have no space nor time for pessimism & hate.  I have had such a beautiful life. Life is beautiful, love is beautiful, nature & music are beautiful. Everything we experience is a gift, a present we should cherish & pass on to those we love". Alice Herz Sommer, pianist & survivor of Theresienstadt.

The Woman Who Remembers Mahler

"I have lived through many wars and have lost everything many times - including my husband, my mother and my beloved son. Yet life is beautiful, and I have so much to learn and enjoy." - Alice Herz Sommer, pianist and survivor of Theresienstadt.

William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, age nineteen, c. 1865. (Buffalo Bill Historical Center)

William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, age nineteen, c. (Buffalo Bill Historical Center) Reminds me of Dad.we used to call him Wild Bill Cody since his name was Bill.

Tina Strobos, famous woman of the Dutch resistance who sheltered more than 100 Jews during the Holocaust, recently passed away  at the age of 91.  She risked her own life for total strangers. She found ingenious ways to forge travel documents. She let carpenters build hidden rooms in her own house. She was arrested multiple times and survived all the interrogations. Her house was searched multiple times.  “I never believed in God,” she said, “but I believed in the sacredness of life.”

“I never believed in God, but I believed in the sacredness of life.” - Tina Strobos, Dutch student who rescued 100 Jews during the Holocaust, dies at 91

Lena Baker (June 8, 1901 – March 5, 1945) was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the State of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight, in 1944. At her trial she said that he had imprisoned and threatened to shoot her should she try to leave. She took his gun and shot him. Baker was the only woman to be executed by electrocution in Georgia.  In 2005 Baker was granted a full and unconditional pardon by the State of Georgia, 60 years after her execution.

Lena_Baker was an African American maid who was executed for murder by the State of Georgia in 1945 for killing her employer, Ernest Knight, in At her trial she said that he had imprisoned and threatened to shoot her should she try to leave

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