During the violent months preceding the liberation of Paris, Wake killed a German guard with a single karate chop to the neck, executed a women who had been spying for the Germans, shot her way out of roadblocks and biked 70 hours through perilous Nazi checkpoints to deliver radio codes for the Allies. And she was Australian.

Tura Satana She developed breasts very early and, despite being an excellent student, was constantly harassed for her figure and Asian heritage. Walking home from school at the age of nine she was gang raped by five men. According to Satana, her attackers were never prosecuted and it was rumored that the judge had been paid off.[2] She tells how this prompted her to learn the martial arts of aikido and karate and, over the next 15 years, track down each rapist and exact revenge

Reaction from the man who saved over 600 children from the holocaust and finds out that he is surrounded by those he saved.

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was one of the most notorious members of the French Resistance, working on numerous sabotage operations and organizing more than 700 Resistance members into a guerilla fighting force. She was the Gestapo's most wanted spy, with a five-million-franc bounty on her head, and she once killed an SS sentry with her bare hands to prevent him from raising an alarm.

Belgian women who had collaborated with the Germans are shaved, tarred and feathered and forced to give a Nazi salute.

Iva Ikuko Toguri D'Aquino, known as "Tokyo Rose", was an American citizen who participated in English-language propaganda broadcasts by Radio Tokyo to Allied soldiers in the South Pacific during World War II. At the end of the war, she was held for a year, released, and was subsequently charged with high treason and received a 10-year sentence. She was pardoned by President Ford in 1977 and died in 2006 at the age of 90.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had a baby with a German soldier had her head shaved as punishment.

Polish priest who was oldest surviving prisoner at Dachau concentration camp dies aged 100 ~ World War II

Free shipping and returns on Crosley Radio 'Pay Phone' Wall Phone at Nordstrom.com. A nostalgia-inducing wall phone makes for a striking, retro addition to any room, while a functional coin slot adds to the authentic appeal.

Willie Vicarage, who was suffering from facial wounds that he sustained in the Battle of Jutland in 1916, was one of the first men to receive facial reconstruction using plastic surgery. Read more at http://www.oddee.com/item_98767.aspx#tzDkoIjARPLHpBej.99

'I never lost hope': Startling interview unearthed with woman behind iconic Great Depression image talking just five years before her death in 1983. FLORENCE LEONA THOMPSON Migrant Mother – A Legend of the Strength of American Motherhood.'

Welcome to the lobotomy ladies... Men had the right to demand their wives or daughters be lobotomized against their will.... so that will teach you to be cheerful while you scrub the floors...(Joseph Kennedy, father of JFK, had his daughter lobotomized.)

Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared...

Hugo Boss started his clothing company in 1924 in Metzingen. His company was supplier for Nazi uniforms since 1924. Hugo Boss was one of the firms contracted by the Nazis to design the black SS uniforms along with the brown SA shirts, and the Hitler Youth uniforms.

Eileen Nearne — known as Didi — was, in fact, one of the bravest secret agents of World War II. She sent over 105 radio transmissions that paved the way for Allied troop movements. The average SOE lasted 6 weeks, she worked for more 5 months. When caught, she showed exceptional courage, withstanding torture, incarceration, and concentration camps. She survived the war and was awarded the Croix de Guerre.

The MUSE BROTHERS- Born in the 1890’s the pair were scouted by sideshow agents and kidnapped in 1899 by bounty hunters working in the employ of an unknown sideshow promoter. Black albinos, being extremely rare, would have been an extremely lucrative attraction. George Muse died in 1971, but Willie lived until 2001 and died at the age of 108.

On Sept. 24, 1944, 1st Lt. Mary Louise Hawkins was evacuating 24 patients from the fighting at Palau to Guadalcanal when the C-47 ran low on fuel. The pilot made a forced landing in a small clearing on Bellona Island. During the landing, a piece of metal severed the trachea of one patient. Hawkins kept the man's throat clear of blood with makeshift tubing until aid arrived 19 hours later. All of her patients survived. Hawkins received the Distinguished Flying Cross for her bravery.

Famous photograph of Henry Longabaugh (the Sundance Kid) and the mysterious Etta Place. No one knows where she came from or what happened to her after she left Butch Cassidy and Sundance in Argentina in 1905.

A shaved woman during the liberation of France. 1944. Wow

Despite the awfulness of her predicament, this Jewish woman manages to smile brightly for the camera as she poses for Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's Personal photographer who captured for history the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland