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    The Hollywood Anti-Nazi League for the Defense of American Democracy sponsored an educational committee which produced this booklet, circa 1937. The cover features a grim and powerful illustration of an individual being crucified on a swastika. This is superimposed over a map of Germany, including symbols denoting concentration-camp locations. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection. In Our Own Backyard: Resisting Nazi Propaganda in Southern California, 1933-1945.

    Primo Michele Levi was an Italian Jewish chemist and writer "If This Is a Man", his account of the year he spent as a prisoner in the Auschwitz concentration camp in Nazi-occupied Poland. It was really a study on how you survived and who didn't, almost a psychological, physical and emotional survivor study. It's a fascinating book.

    Two Jewish women in Nazi-occupied Paris prior to the mass arrests throughout the Jewish community by the French police on 16-17 July 1942.

    STILL FROM A POSTWAR SOVIET FILM: Jewish children, kept alive in the Auschwitz II (Birkenau) concentration camp, pose in concentration camp uniforms between two rows of barbed wire fencing after liberation. (After January 27, 1945)

    Felice Rahel Schragenheim was a Jewish resistance fighter during World War II. She is known for her tragic love story with Lilly Wust and death during a march from Gross-Rosen concentration camp to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany or, not later than, March 1945 in Bergen-Belsen.

    A watercarrier. Lublin, 1937.

    This is a photo from an event called Kristallnacht, where rioters who were instigated by the Nazi regime, destroyed and marked Jewish businesses. Jews were forced to only buy from other Jewish run stores marked with the Star of David and the word “Jew.” This relates to the picture of a man kicking a Jewish person from the store out onto the street, further showing segregation. Boycott Jews April 1 1933[Print Photo].Retrieved from

    "In 1943, Maria von Maltzan, a German aristocrat, took Hans Hirschel, her Jewish lover into her Berlin apartment to hide him from the Nazis. It was the time when the last Jews were supposed to be 'cleansed' out of Berlin. Since Hans had ingeniously faked his own suicide, he was registered as dead, and for a long while, no suspicion fell on Maria; until one day..." Read the rest of the story at the link.

    1942 - Jewish girl sentenced to Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

    Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated, April, 1945

    Jewish women captured during the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, which was the largest single revolt by the Jews during World War II opposing Nazi Germany's final effort to transport the remaining Ghetto population to Treblinka extermination camp.

    Bronka Klibanski, 1942. Jewish resistance. She obtained critical weapons for the Bialystok ghetto revolt in Nazi occupied Poland, gathered intelligence, rescued other Jews, saved the secret archive of the ghetto, continued underground activities after the Bialystok ghetto was destroyed, working with 5 young women to rescue & help Jews. They smuggled weapons, supplies & medicine to the partisans in the forests near Bialystok, & were awarded medals as heroines of the USSR after the war.

    Jewish little girl from Prague, Eva Nemova, born in 1937. Picture made in a studio before deportation to Terezin in November 1941. Eva died in Terezin or Auschwitz.

    Helga Kann, little German Jewish girl. Photo taken before WW2, nothing else is known. She likely perished in the Holocaust.

    Janusz Korczak Memorial - Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw - Cmentarz Żydowski

    Jewish girls, Poland. They did not survive

    Portrait of Susie Loewy,The Schwanger Kommando was a group of seven pregnant, Hungarian Jewish women imprisoned in one of the sub-camps of Dachau in December 1944. This group was allowed to bear their children, possibly as a bargaining chip for their SS overseers to use when the Allies conquered Germany. Despite appalling sanitary conditions and the lack of food and heat, all seven mothers gave birth to healthy babies between February and March 1945. All were liberated in Dachau in May 1945.

    Auschwitz II-Birkenau 1944. Hungarian Jewish women selected as able bodied at the BIIc sector of the camp. B&W original and colour interpretation by

    Jewish children, kept alive in the Auschwitz II (Birkenau) concentration camp, pose in concentration camp uniforms between two rows of barbed wire fencing after liberation. Still from a postwar Soviet film.

    jewish prayer shawls which belonged to people deported to auschwitz ...

    Milena Jesenska, Czech journalist, writer, editor and translator, who refused to abandon her Jewish friends and was deported with several of them to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where she died.