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Jewish prisoners at the moment of their liberation from a death train near the Elbe. Photograph by Major Clarence L. Benjamin. Germany, April 1945.

NEVER FORGET Jewish refugees, approaching allied soldiers, become aware that they have just been liberated from a holocaust train, April, 1945

This victim of Nazi inhumanity still rests in the position in which he died, attempting to rise and escape his horrible death. He was one of 150 prisoners savagely burned to death by Nazi SS troops. Gardelegen, Germany. April 16, 1945. Sgt. E. R. Allen. (Army)

One of 150 prisoners savagely burned to death by Nazi SS troops as Allied troops closed in on the camp still rests in the position in which he died, attempting to rise and escape his horrible death, Gardelegen, 16 Apr 1945 - Sgt. Allen SO SAD

Window painter, a lost art. Circa 1949

London, Oxford Street, World War II: The Blitz - boarded up shop fronts are decorated with murals by student artists, Photographer George Rodger.

Clandestine photograph of  medical experimentation victim Bogumila Babinska in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. She was one of 74 "Rabbits" chosen for sadistic medical experimentation. Doctors cut her thigh muscles and cut into her shin bone, crippling and almost killing her.  Despite this, she was forced on a death march with other inmates beginning April 28, 1945.  She walked from Northern Germany to her home in Warsaw and survived the war.  She died in 1980.

Clandestine photograph of a Polish political prisoner and medical experimentation victim in the Ravensbrueck concentration camp. Pictured is Bogumila Babinska (Jasiuk).

Libération du Camp de concentration de Dachau après l’arrivée des troupes américaines, le 3 mai 1945. (Prisoners of the Dachau Concentration...

Young and Old Survivors of Dachau Cheer on Approaching U. Troops (April Photo, history, never forget.

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“ 6000 year old kiss. ” It was released in January I believe … Hasanlu is an archaeological excavation site in Iran, Western Azerbaijan, Solduz Valley. These skeletons were found in a.

tournage de l'emblématique rugissement du lion de la Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Shooting the original MGM logo. The first lion used for the logo was named Slats. He was used on all black and white films from 1924 to The lion was a tribute to logo designer Howard Dietz's alma mater Columbia University, whose mascot was the lion.

A boy sits reading a book amid the ruins of a London bookshop following an air raid [October 8, 1940]

A boy sits reading in a bombed bookstore, London, October 8 1940 // black and white photography

Ces images de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale que vous ne verrez dans aucun livre d'histoire

Ces images de la Seconde Guerre Mondiale que vous ne verrez dans aucun livre d'histoire

“Corporal Edward Burckhardt, of Yonkers, New York, sports a kitten that he found at the base of Suribachi Yama on the battlefield at Iwo Jima when he came ashore with the Marine Division.” Amazing that people can have time for cats at such a moment.

40 Portraits de femmes qui ont fait changer le cours de l'histoire pour toujours : Simone Segouin, une résistante française lors de la libération de Paris. (19 août 1944)

Simone Segouin the 18 year old French Resistance fighter Simone is pictured taking cover during the liberation of Paris in August 19 1944

A French Flapper Reads the Newspaper

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Dachau, Germany, Two ex-prisoners from the camp demonstrating how the prisoners' bodies were dragged by a special device, after the liberation, 1945.

Dachau, Germany, Two ex-prisoners from the camp demonstrating how the prisoners' bodies were dragged by a special device, after the liberation,

A Jew and a medical doctor, the Auschwitz prisoner Miklos Nyiszli - No. A8450 - was spared death for a grimmer fate: to perform autopsies and 'scientific research' on his fellow inmates at Auschwitz under the supervision of Dr. Josef Mengele, the chief provider for the gas chambers.    Miraculously, Nyiszli survived to give an horrifying and sobering account, one of the first books to bring the full horror of the Nazi death camps to the public - Auschwitz: A Doctor's Eyewitness Account.

Holocaust - Medical Experiments A 15 year old girl survives the gas and the Germans take her outside and put a bullet through her head. Within minutes she is being carried back to the room with the ovens, into which her now dead body is placed.

Dr. Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwictz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He faked experiments to keep the prisoners from being gassed, refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape. . At risk of his own life, he did what he could to save as many as he could. He was later put on trial, but because of so many Jewish witnesses stating his goodness to them, he was completely acquitted.

Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwictz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape.