Shoshana Golan, left, welcomes Wladyslawa Dudziak to New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday. Dudziak took primary responsibility for Golan's care after her mother took the young girl in during the Holocaust. They two hadn't seen each other in decades.

Shoshana Golan, left, welcomes Wladyslawa Dudziak to New York at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday. Dudziak took primary responsibility for Golan's care after her mother took the young girl in during the Holocaust. They two hadn't seen each other in decades.

Holocaust concentration camp - tragic does not even begin to describe the Holocaust. How could this happen?

Holocaust concentration camp - tragic does not even begin to describe the Holocaust. How could this happen?

Towards the end of WWII, the Germans were sending boys between the ages of 14 and 17 into the field. This photo, taken at the end of the war shows a young boy terrified by the sounds of battle. He even wet his pants, poor kid.

Towards the end of WWII, the Germans were sending boys between the ages of 14 and 17 into the field. This photo, taken at the end of the war shows a young boy terrified by the sounds of battle. He even wet his pants, poor kid.

Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast. Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her crimes. She was hanged in 1945 at the age of 22.

The Nazi women who were every bit as evil as the men: From the mother

Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast. Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her crimes. She was hanged in 1945 at the age of 22.

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. The soldier was punished. It is unknown how.

East German soldier helps a little boy over the wall who had been separated from his family at the beginning of construction. The soldier was punished. It is unknown how.

Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died.

Manya Kornblit, WWII Holocaust, Survivor of 5 concentration camps including Auschwitz while 9 of her family members died.

An emaciated 18-year-old Russian girl looks into the camera lens during the liberation of Dachau concentration camp in 1945. Dachau was the first German concentration camp, opened in 1933. More than 200,000 people were detained between 1933 and 1945, and 31,591 deaths were declared, most from disease, malnutrition and suicide. Unlike Auschwitz, Dachau was not explicitly an extermination camp, but conditions were so horrific that hundreds died every week.

An emaciated 18-year-old Russian girl looks into the camera lens during the liberation of Dachau concentration camp in 1945. Dachau was the first German concentration camp, opened in 1933. More than 200,000 people were detained between 1933 and 1945, and 31,591 deaths were declared, most from disease, malnutrition and suicide. Unlike Auschwitz, Dachau was not explicitly an extermination camp, but conditions were so horrific that hundreds died every week.

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945:

The men who raised the flag on Iwo Jima in Joe Rosenthal's iconic photo from 1945:

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