Three Jewish men restrain an elderly Jewish woman who has been separated from her family during selection. Note the two SS men approaching the group, and the single man behind the tree at right. Disturbances, or any breaches of order, were summarily punished, often with a single shot to the head. Distraught Jewish, Holocaust Pictures, Holocaust Wwii, History Most Wwii, Woman Separates, Jewish Woman, Families, Elder Jewish, Holocaust Ww2
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Revenge at Birkenau: Jewish dancer and actress shoots SS man Schillinger fatally and injures SS man Emmerich on 10/23/43 in the undressing room of crematorium II before she and her fellow women were to be gassed. She did a strip tease in front of the lecherous Schillinger in order to distract him and grab his gun. She shot both men after successfully grabbing it.
Eastern Front, August 1941: A Soviet POW poses wearing his Star of David. Orders to all German troops stressed that Jewish POWs were to be separated from the rest and held until further instructions. In the opening phases of the invasion, there was still no clear-cut plan. Later, Jewish POWs met mostly the fate of all other Jewish deportees.
Group portrait of four female members of the Ovitzs family, a family of Jewish dwarf entertainers known as the Lilliput Troupe, who survived Auschwitz by making themselves useful by entertaining the German troops. They were all very talented.
The Names of the Numbers: On December 11, 2005 a memorial for the 86 Jewish men and women who were selected and killed for the personal collection and permanent "skeleton exhibition" of nazi doctor August Hirt was erected on the Jewish Cemetery in Strasbourg-Cronenbourg.