pinner writes: Élise Rivet was the Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”, where she not only hid refugees from the gestapo, but also used the convent to stash some weapons & ammunition for the resistance.  She was eventually caught in March of 1944 & sentenced to hard labor at Ravensbrück concentration camp.  About a year later, Élise was murdered along with thousands of others just weeks before the war ended.

pinner writes: Élise Rivet was the Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”, where she not only hid refugees from the gestapo, but also used the convent to stash some weapons & ammunition for the resistance. She was eventually caught in March of 1944 & sentenced to hard labor at Ravensbrück concentration camp. About a year later, Élise was murdered along with thousands of others just weeks before the war ended.

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Major Ed "Too Tall" Freeman... 	November 20, 1927 / August 20, 2008

Congressional Medal of Honor recipient Major Ed "Too Tall" Freeman... November 20, 1927 / August 20, 2008

Date: February 1911. Location: Port Royal, South Carolina. Josie (6 years old), Bertha (6 years old), Sophie (10 years old), were all shuckers at the Maggioni Canning Co.

Date: February 1911. Location: Port Royal, South Carolina. Josie (6 years old), Bertha (6 years old), Sophie (10 years old), were all shuckers at the Maggioni Canning Co.

something is wrong in this world She should had gotten a Noble Peace Prize.. we should honor to whom honor is due.. never the less,I believe God honors when we don't..her reward is in heaven,who wants man's silly old  rewards or awards anyway?? it's all going to rust ,but our heavenly rewards will not rust

something is wrong in this world She should had gotten a Noble Peace Prize.. we should honor to whom honor is due.. never the less,I believe God honors when we don't..her reward is in heaven,who wants man's silly old rewards or awards anyway?? it's all going to rust ,but our heavenly rewards will not rust

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part of the Hitler Youth movement, when she was 16 years old and became one of the organisation’s leaders. In 1945 she became involved with the Nazi resistance force, dubbed ‘The Werewolves’, whose mission was to work behind enemy lines as the Allies advanced into Germany. Hirsch ...

Ilse Hirsch was a Nazi resistance fighter who played a key role in the assassination of Franz Oppenhoff in the later days of World War Two. Born in 1922, Hirsch joined the League of German Girls, part of the Hitler Youth movement, when she was 16 years old and became one of the organisation’s leaders. In 1945 she became involved with the Nazi resistance force, dubbed ‘The Werewolves’, whose mission was to work behind enemy lines as the Allies advanced into Germany. Hirsch ...

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

This is awesome. Overcame sexism, racism, and war to improve the understanding of science. :)

In spite of being shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.✯

In spite of being shot eight times, Mitchell Red Cloud, Jr. ordered his men to tie him to a tree so he could keep fighting, action for which he received the Medal of Honor. Red Cloud was the third of four Native Americans to be awarded the Medal of Honor in Korea.✯

In the Warsaw ghetto,Irena Sendler got infants out in the bottom of her tool box & she carried in her truck a sack for larger children. Her dog she trained to bark when Nazi soldiers let her in & out of the ghetto.Soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog & the barking covered the kids noises.She SAVED 2500 KIDS.She was caught & the Nazi's broke her legs & arms.She hid the names of the kids in jars so they could reunite with parents,mostly all relatives were killed. Irena died at 98…

In the Warsaw ghetto,Irena Sendler got infants out in the bottom of her tool box & she carried in her truck a sack for larger children. Her dog she trained to bark when Nazi soldiers let her in & out of the ghetto.Soldiers wanted nothing to do with the dog & the barking covered the kids noises.She SAVED 2500 KIDS.She was caught & the Nazi's broke her legs & arms.She hid the names of the kids in jars so they could reunite with parents,mostly all relatives were killed. Irena died at 98…

Elin Wägner standing next to 351 454 signatures demanding women get the right to vote. Sweden 1914

Elin Wägner standing next to 351 454 signatures demanding women get the right to vote. Sweden 1914

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