Liberation Square, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1942: 9.000 Jewish citizens of the German occupied city are assembled in the Liberation Sq., and are asked to perform gymnastic exercises. The under-performers are doomed.
The crematorium at Majdanek concentration camp, Lublin, Nazi-occupied Poland, 1944. The liberation of Lublin in Poland by the Soviet Red Army in July 1944 also revealed a huge concentration camp and extermination camp, where the Nazis carried out mass murder on a vast scale. Victims of the camp included Poles, Jews of all nationalities, French, Greeks, Dutch, Italians, Belgians, Yugoslavians, Hungarians and anti-Nazi Republican Spaniards.
Θεσσαλονίκη, μάνα μου.Μια περιήγηση στους δρόμους και την ιστορία της Θεσσαλονίκης.Κάθε πρωί σε περπατώ στην παλιά παραλία σου, αγαπημένη, εκεί που στέκονταν τα τείχη σου μέχρι το 1875, εκεί όπου ο ευφυής Εμπράρ είχε σχεδιάσει μια προκυμαία είκοσι πέντε μέτρα πιο μπροστά απ' τη σημερινή, έτσι που ο περίπατος θα γινόταν σχεδόν πάνω στα νερά του Θερμαϊκού σου.
Ano Lechonia, Magnesia, Greece, July 9, 1944. Gestapo and Greek collaborationists (group EASAD) killed 3 women: Lucia (mother, aged 60, on the right), Sophia (daughter, aged 38, in the middle) of the rich family Topali, and Philitsa Kalavrou (their housekeeper, aged 40, on the left). B/W photo by Kostas ZImeris.
The History of American Wars - Veterans Day Infographic-There are a couple things that should probably be tweaked on here (like we didn't just fight Nazi Germany during WWII) but overall interesting info graphic
A Jewish woman running screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941.Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her.On June 30, 1941, Lvov was conquered by the Germans. Pogroms against the Jews began that day, carried out by Ukranian civilians and the German Einsatzgruppe C. The Ukrainians were incited by rumors that the Jews had participated in the murders of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Soviet regime's. In few days, some 4,000 Jews were killed.