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The D-Day landings were launched using the largest armada the world had ever seen, a total of some ships, boats and landing craft. The first shots of the landings were fired by HMS Belfast.

The real “Rosie the Riveter”  Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job.  That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.

The real “Rosie the Riveter” Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was a 17 years (in 1942) while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War II.

A Woman waits to be executed at Belzec.  What a threat she was to the Reich. . .

A Woman waits to be executed at Belzec. What a threat she was to the Reich. . .

"Nazi troops used crystal meth as a 'miracle pill' to stay awake during marches, according to letters from one of Germany's leading post-war writers. Called an 'alertness aid' and packaged under the name Pervitin, Hitler's soldiers popped the class A drug to keep motivated despite the desperate conditions they faced on the front lines. The widespread use of the drug is confirmed in letters home penned by Nobel prize winner Heinrich Böll."

"Nazi troops used crystal meth as a 'miracle pill' to stay awake during marches, according to letters from one of Germany's leading post-war writers. Called an 'alertness aid' and packaged under the name Pervitin, Hitler's soldiers popped the class A drug to keep motivated despite the desperate conditions they faced on the front lines. The widespread use of the drug is confirmed in letters home penned by Nobel prize winner Heinrich Böll."

Auschwitz.   When something unauthorized was found on a prisoner, like an extra piece of bread, he was subjected to this punishment. The artist who painted this picture, survivor Jan Komski himself hung like this an hour a day for three consecutive days because he brought food and medicine back to the camp after a day at work.

Auschwitz. When something unauthorized was found on a prisoner, like an extra piece of bread, he was subjected to this punishment. The artist who painted this picture, survivor Jan Komski himself hung like this an hour a day for three consecutive days because he brought food and medicine back to the camp after a day at work.

Roma children at Auschwitz, likely under the "care" of Dr. Josef Mengele. Anyone who can look at this picture and not be moved to pity, and overwhelmed with horror and inexpressible rage that children were made to endure such literal Hell, is a soulless monster. There can never be enough pain inflicted upon the perpetrators of the Holocaust to even begin to atone for their crimes.

Roma children at Auschwitz, likely under the "care" of Dr. Josef Mengele. Anyone who can look at this picture and not be moved to pity, and overwhelmed with horror and inexpressible rage that children were made to endure such literal Hell, is a soulless monster. There can never be enough pain inflicted upon the perpetrators of the Holocaust to even begin to atone for their crimes.

On August 2, 1943, Jewish inmates in the  Treblinka extermination center, quietly seized weapons from the camp armory, but were discovered before they could take over the camp. Hundreds of prisoners stormed the main gate. Many were killed by machine-gun fire. More than 300 did escape -- though two thirds of those who escaped were eventually tracked down and killed by German SS and police. Photo: Three participants in the Treblinka uprising who escaped and survived the war. Warsaw, Poland…

On August 2, 1943, Jewish inmates in the Treblinka extermination center, quietly seized weapons from the camp armory, but were discovered before they could take over the camp. Hundreds of prisoners stormed the main gate. Many were killed by machine-gun fire. More than 300 did escape -- though two thirds of those who escaped were eventually tracked down and killed by German SS and police. Photo: Three participants in the Treblinka uprising who escaped and survived the war. Warsaw, Poland…

Mauthausen_worldwartwo An estimated 200,000 prisoners passed through Mauthausen from 1939-1945 with about half ending up dead.

Mauthausen_worldwartwo An estimated 200,000 prisoners passed through Mauthausen from 1939-1945 with about half ending up dead.

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