Berthe Bousson, Nacha and Hillel Rutkowski and Francois Bousson with Jacques, before the war. In 1941, Hillel was arrested and imprisoned in Drancy. Nacha was arrested in the Vel d’Hiv roundup on 16 July 1942. Before the deportation, she managed to smuggle a letter to the Boussons, asking them to save her son. Nacha and Hillel had been murdered in Auschwitz. The Boussons took care of Jacques till the end of the war and after the liberation returned the boy to his relatives in Lyons.
Gavrilo Princip (13 July 1894 28 April 1918) was the man who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie Duchess of Hohenberg in Sarajevo on 28 June 1914. Princip and his accomplices were arrested and implicated a number of members of the Serbian military leading Austria-Hungary to issue a démarche to Serbia known as the July Ultimatum. This set off a chain of events that led to World War I
Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW
Knut Haugland (1917-2009) was involved in the Norwegian resistance movement during WWII. He became part of The Grouse/Swallow Team, which successfully sabotaged the plant at Vemork in February 1943. Haugland later went to Oslo to train marine telegraphers. During WWII, he was arrested twice by the Gestapo and managed to escape both times. After the war he accompanied Thor Heyerdahl on his famous 1947 Kon-Tiki expedition
Mother Marie Skobtzova. Mother Maria was arrested, along with Fr. Dimitri Klepinin, her mother Sophia and Son Yuri, for helping Jews escape German Occupation. On Holy Saturday, 1945, at Ravensbrück concentration camp, she took the place of a Jewish woman who was going to be sent to the Gas Chamber, and died in her place.
Frank Sachnowitz from Larvik, Norway, was arrested at the age of 17 on October 26, 1942. He was deported to Auschwitz, where his father and five brothers and sisters were murdered. Frank was selected for the skeleton exhibit of nazi doctor August Hirtz. Frank died in the gaschamber of KZ Natzweiler-Struthof.
Nazi victim Passmann. Born on February 28, 1878. She was one of the 86 victims of the medical experiments of August Hirt in KZ Natzweiler-Struthof. She and her husband fled to the Netherlands in 1934. She was arrested and sent to Mechelen, Belgium. In Auschwitz she was selected for the "skeleton exhibit" from August Hirt. She was killed in KZ Natzweiler-Struthof.
Rioting servicemen stripped some zoot suiters of their clothes in public. According to the Examiner's caption, this arrested teenager took the turn of events 'philosophically.' Courtesy of the Los Angeles Examiner Collection, USC Libraries.
This is believed to be the last known photo of Anne Frank with her sister Margot taken in early to mid 1942. Later that year In July her sister Margot would be among the first to receive notice that she was to be sent to Nazi Germany ordering her to report for relocation to a work camp. Anne was then told by her father that the family would go into hiding. The Frank family was discovered and arrested on the morning of August 4th 1944. Having been arrested in hiding, they were considered…
Оmelyan Kovch (1884 — 1944) was a Ukrainian Greek-Catholic priest. In December 30, 1943 he was arrested by the Gestapo for harboring Jews, specifically for providing Jews with more than 600 baptismal certificates. In August 1943 after refusing to sign a pledge about refusing to help others he was deported to Majdanek. On March 25, 1944 he was gassed at Majdanek concentration camp.