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Witold Pilecki (1901-1948), During World War II he volunteered to be imprisoned at Auschwitz in order to gather intelligence and escape. While in the camp, Pilecki organized a resistance movement and as early as 1941, informed the Western Allies of Nazi Germany's Auschwitz atrocities. He escaped in 1943 and took part in the Warsaw Uprising. He remained loyal to the Polish government-in-exile and was executed in 1948 by the Stalinist secret police on charges of working for "foreign…

Witold Pilecki, a Polish soldier, volunteered to infiltrate the Auschwitz concentration camp as a prisoner and escaped with intelligence that convinced the allies that the Holocaust was taking place.

King Zog of Albania ordered his consulates in Europe to issue visas to any Jews seeking escape and told his border police to let any Jewish refugees in without asking questions.  He personally intervened to save several Jewish families.

Zog I, Skanderbeg III of the Albanians October 1895 – 9 April born Ahmet Muhtar Bej Zogolli, was the ruler of Albania from 1925 to first as President and as King He previously served as Prime Minister of Albania.

Marlene Dietrich, "a German who had renounced her country following the rise of the Nazis and rejected Hitler's request that she return--became an ardent and fearless supporter of the Allied Forces, performing hundreds of times for the troops as near the war zone as she could get." " When asked why she had traveled to war zones to entertain and comfort Allied troops, she famously and simply replied, "aus Anstand." "It was the decent thing to do.""

Marlene Dietrich, became an ardent and fearless supporter of the Allied Forces, performing hundreds of times for the troops as near the war zone as she could get.

Fr. Leon Stepniak, who was the last surviving priest of the 3,000 priests sent to die in the Nazi concentration camp of Dachau, has passed away today, April 9, 2013. He was 100 years old.

Polish priest who was oldest surviving prisoner at Dachau concentration camp dies aged 100 ~ World War II

Desert Fox, Field Marshall Erwin Rommel

The Desert Fox General Erwin Rommel. A German, but not a Nazi, which led to his death. His story needs to be told.

Lodz, Poland, 1942, Children parting from their mothers through a fence.

Lodz, Poland, Children parting from their mothers through a fence. I know both of my grandparents were children who were sent to the camps. I'm in tears, because I feel the tears of the mother and children, and I understand more now

Nancy Wake "the white mouse" the SS most wanted woman and one of the greatest heroines of WW2

Resistance heroine who led 7,000 men against the Nazis

Nancy Wake, ‘White Mouse’ of World War II. The Gestapo called her “The White Mouse” for the way she deftly avoided their traps. Nancy Wake, was one of the most effective and cunning British agents working in German-occupied France during World War II.

Anton Schmid (January 9, 1900 – April 13, 1942) was a German sergeant (feldwebel) who, during World War II in Vilnius, Lithuania, was executed by his superiors for helping 250 Jewish men, women, and children escape from extermination by the Nazi SS during the European Jewish Holocaust.

Anton Schmid (January 9, 1900 – April 13, 1942) was a German sergeant (feldwebel) who, during World War II in Vilnius, Lithuania, was executed by his superiors for helping 250 Jewish men, women, and children escape from extermination by the Nazi SS during the European Jewish Holocaust.

Ewald Heinrich Von Kleist  Volunteered to assassinate Hitler { 1922 - 2013 }   REST IN PEACE

It was called “The July 20 Plot,” because it was set for July Lt. Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist, the last member of the conspiracy to assassinate Hitler, died on March 2013 at the age of

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