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    Irena Sendler-polish catholic nurse who saved over 2500 children from certain death in the concentration camps during Hitler's reign.

    the concentration camp in sisak consisted mostly of children. they took children away from their parents and attempted to re-educate them. instead, many were beaten, died of disease, and starved to death. red cross employees teamed up with yugoslavs and tried to smuggle out as many as children as they could, saving their lives •

    Irena Sendler, a Catholic hero...Nominated for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize but lost it to Al Gore.

    Princess Mafalda -- Italy, she later died at Buchenwald concentration camp.

    Irena Sendler

    Holocaust Memorials Around The World - Today (January 27) is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp.

    Josef Rudolf Mengele, known as the Angel of Death, was a German SS officer and a physician in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

    Photos of 904 children who survived Buchenwald concentration camp

    Irena Sendler was a Polish Catholic social worker. During World War II, she was a member of the Polish Underground and the Żegota Polish anti-Holocaust resistance in Warsaw. She helped save 2,500 Jewish children from the Warsaw Ghetto by providing them with false documents and sheltering them in individual and group children’s homes outside the ghetto. Despite being tortured and imprisoned by the Nazis, Sendler continued to do all she could to help Jewish children in Warsaw.

    Mrs Andree Peel, French resistance operative--codename Agent Rose--saved over 100 allied pilots during WWII. One of the most highly decorated women of the war. She was imprisoned in two concentration camps and faced a Nazi firing squad, but was saved when the prison guards fled when the Allies advanced on the camp. "'You don't know what freedom is if you have never lost it."

    Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

    Dr. Eugene Lazowski faked a typhus epidemic in his region of Poland during WWII to save hundreds from the concentration camps.

    This is maybe one of the most powerful pictures I have ever seen. The numbers on the arms are from prisoners of Nazi concentration camps.

    Holocaust survivor salutes US soldier who liberated him from concentration camp WOW this is amazing

    He Documented Atrocities (1943) Sgt. William A Scott, III - was a military photographer with the 183rd Engineer Combat Battalion *** African Americans were among the liberators of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp His photographs recorded African-American soldiers at the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp. Scott's pictures are now part of a video record of the liberation of Buchenwald on display at the U.S. Holocaust Museum in Washington, D.C.

    In March 1933, Heinrich Himmler (then Munich's chief of police) opened the first concentration camp [Konzentrationslager or KZ] in nearby Dachau. The facility was supposed to provide "protective custody" for Communists, Social Democrats, and other political enemies. Soon hundreds of concentration camps modeled on Dachau were being built throughout the country to become death camps, as Dachau later became

    Irena Sendler.

    World War II - Prisoners at Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

    Anne Frank In Concentration Camp | Anne Frank's Gravestone | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

    Bletchley Park Concentration Camp Decodes.

    HADASSAH ROSENSAFT - Showing incredible courage and ingenuity, Hadassah Bimko Rosensaft saved countless lives in the concentration camps and helped survivors recover from their ordeal. Rosensaft earned a dentistry degree in 1935 from the University of Nancy in France and worked for years as a dentist in her hometown of Sosnowiec before being deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau in 1943. There, she worked in the infirmary under Josef Mengele, saving women by stealing medical supplies, performing ru...