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Irena Sendler smuggled some 2,500 Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.[5]

Irena Sendler smuggled some Jewish children out of the Warsaw Ghetto and then provided them with false identity documents and with housing outside the Ghetto, saving those children during the Holocaust.

The Star Weekly At War : Blog: Wartime Wednesdays | Elinor Florence

The Star Weekly was a Canadian newsmagazine published by the Toronto Star. I love this cover of a Canadian "Rosie the Riveter" being saluted by two servicemen

Amelia Earhart

The History of Amelia Earhart

Amelia Earhart’s plane may have been spotted in a grainy sonar image taken by researchers working with The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR). The sonar image was taken .

Amelia Earhart, the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean, vanished during a flight across the Pacific in July New evidence points to a crash landing on or near remote Nikumaroro Island.

7 life lessons from a Holocaust survivor : At age 108, Alice Herz-Sommers world's oldest survivor of Holocaust.  She is a pianist. Music is her kind of prayer at concentration camp. She survived still with faith in humanity. 1. Hatred only begets hatred 2. Love your work, no matter the situation 3. Perseverance 4. In routine there is hope 5. If you have something spiritual, you don't need as much food 6. Complaining does not help. It makes everyone feel bad. 7. Faith is stronger than fear.

My Take: 7 life lessons from a Holocaust survivor

Alice Herz-Sommer, believed to be the oldest-known survivor of the Holocaust, died Sunday morning in London at age a family member said.

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter) by J. Howard Miller. Poster from AllPosters.com, $9.99

We Can Do It! (Rosie the Riveter)

Jason

He Volunteered For Submarine Service, art by Jon Whitcomb. "You volunteered for submarine service?

Government poster WW2

When the UK was bombed nightly for eight months in a row

"Wanted! For murder"  U.S. propaganda poster, which warns against civilians sharing information on troop movements. World War II.

Amazing Propaganda Posters

19 Apr 1967, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA — Trainer Jock Semple — in street clothes — enters the field of runners (left) to try to pull Kathy Switzer (261) out of the race. Male runners move in to form a protective curtain around female track hopeful until the protesting trainer is finally wedged out of the race

Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer went after Switzer shouting. However, other male runners provided a protective shield during the entire marathon.

"For depictions of ‘ordinary life’, the socialist-realism view of the communist world, committed to canvas mostly from the 1930s to the 1960s, is still being exhibited here and produced, albeit on a reduced scale. The rosy-cheeked, flag-flying workers and farmers are depicted gaily hailing each other amid bumper crops, gleaming tractors and glowing blast-furnaces in the rural and urban idyll of the DPRK..." North Korea: the Bradt Guide; www.bradtguides.com

Deux siècles de Propagande en 160 affiches

"For depictions of ‘ordinary life’, the socialist-realism view of the communist…

Turning propaganda poster images into modern web design - click & check the source

Turning propaganda poster images into modern web design

Turning propaganda poster images into modern web design - click check the source

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