In one of the most infamous pictures of WWII, a member of the SS prepares to shoot a Jewish woman with her back to him, desperate to protect her child. A single bullet from his rifle was sufficient for both at such intimate range. Anecdotes say that the shooter - a Hungarian Auxiliary - was drunk when he did this, and upon sobering up, was so horrified at his deed that he committed suicide.
The dead body of Benito Mussolini next to his mistress Claretta Petacci and those of other executed fascists, on display in Milan on April 29, 1945, in Piazzale Loreto year, the same place that the fascists had displayed the bodies of fifteen Milanese Civilians a earlier after executing them in retaliation for resistance activity.
This picture shows children who have been subjected to medical experiments at Auschwitz. Note how not a single one is crying. The stoic dignity with which the Jews of the Holocaust went to their deaths rightly shamed their murderers.
A Jewish man and a non-Jewish woman pilloried by Nazi officers, presumably for an alleged involvement, Cuxhaven, Germany, July 1933. Her sign reads: "I am the biggest pig in the town and only get involved with Jews!", and his sign reads: "As a Jewish boy, I only go to bed with German girls". The man might be Oskar Dankner, owner of a cinema in Cuxhaven.