Freedom Fighters

Freedom Fighter

Freedom Fighter

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A dying soldier clutching to a priest after being hit by sniper fire.

What a heroic ladyThe truly inspiring story of the Chinese rubbish collector who saved and raised THIRTY babies abandoned at the roadside

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Jimmy Carter

A Tibetan man, identified as Jampa Yeshi, screams as he runs engulfed in flames after self-immolating at a protest in New Delhi, India, ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the country. Monday, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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During the Civil War, scholars have found that as many as, if not more than, 50 Chinese soldiers fought on both sides. This dapper fellow’s name is Joseph Pierce. At the time, many Chinese went by Anglicized names. Pierce fought on the Union side and was eventually promoted to Corporal.

July 20, 1969

Dr. Ho Feng-Shan 何凤山 born San Francisco, California, USA) was a Chinese diplomat in Vienna who saved more than one thousand Jews, risking his own life and his career. He is known as "China’s Schindler.

Elderly German man sitting among ruins, Berlin, 1945

The man in the 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 let him say first Kaddish for his slain brethren. The soldiers laughed while watching him praying and then killed him.

Susan B Anthony Suffragette and Protestor

Facial reconstruction of Queen Anne Boleyn by Emily Pooley. This is the face that manipulated one of the most powerful men in the world.

This picture was taken by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. He recounted: “At the instant a few of the train people saw our tanks and first realized they had been liberated. Many of those close to the train are not yet aware of their liberation.” Holocaust Victims realize they are free [1945]

The man who saved the world... 50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain's order to launch nuclear torpedos against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war. His story is finally being told - the BBC is airing a documentary on it.

The American freedom fighter

The Falling Man - Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.