“The world must know what happened, and never forget.” At the end of the Second World War, General Ike Eisenhower made the decision to personally visit as many Nazi concentration camps as he possible could. His reason? He felt compelled to document the camps, their appalling conditions and the brave souls who survived it. He anticipated a time when the Nazi atrocities might be downplayed or even denied, and as such ordered the filming and photographing of camps as they were liberated
He Kept His Story Quiet For Five Decades, But Then His Wife Found His Scrapbook In The Attic-She flipped through the pages and found 669 stories of humanity, bravery and survival. The book turned out to be a record of an operation her husband pulled off decades earlier that saved 669 Jewish children who were destined for Nazi concentration camps and almost certain death in the Holocaust.
Arthur Macarthur was a brave teenaged officer in the Civil War. He won the Medal of Honor at 18, and was a Lt. Col by the age of 19. Years later his son, Douglas MacArthur, would also win the Medal of Honor - making them one of only two Father-Son recipients of the Medal of Honor.
January 1937 - “Part of the family of a migrant fruit worker from Tennessee, camped near the packinghouse in Winter Haven, Florida.” nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration.