A lone dockworker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute, 1936 August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg,Germany, and is best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel HorstWessel on 13 June, 1936. He had been a Nazi Party member from 1931 to 1935, but after fathering children with a Jewish woman, he had been found guilty of“dishonoring the race”

A lone dockworker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute, 1936 August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg,Germany, and is best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel HorstWessel on 13 June, 1936. He had been a Nazi Party member from 1931 to 1935, but after fathering children with a Jewish woman, he had been found guilty of“dishonoring the race”

Irena Sendler - Heroine of Warsaw Ghetto (WW2). Saved about 2500 kids.  Unfortunately Nobel Prize did not go to her. Died recently at age 98.

Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler - Heroine of Warsaw Ghetto (WW2). Saved about 2500 kids. Unfortunately Nobel Prize did not go to her. Died recently at age 98.

"A giant sequoia log, Sequoia National Park, California, undated, c1910." (via Historic American Engineering Record)

"A giant sequoia log, Sequoia National Park, California, undated, c1910." (via Historic American Engineering Record)

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