Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW
Pictured are three prominent Jewish partisans Vita Kempner, Abba Kovner and Gizi Barankes in Vilna Lithuania. All three were very close during their time as Lithuanian partisans. Kempner and Kovner would later marry.
Mala Zimetbaum was the first Jewish women to escape from Aushwitz. However when she was captured soon after escaping she was brought back to the camp and burned alive. Her resistance started an uprising. http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/zimetbaum-mala#
Marianne Cohen was a member of a Jewish resistance group who was caught in May 1944 while smuggling children to Switzerland. She was brutally tortured but did not give away the names of her superiors. In July 1944 Marianne was executed by the Germans. The children were saved. #WomensDay #wmnhist
Jewish partisans in Belorussia in 1943. Partisans were usually recruited among young men. As this left the rest of the community exposed to German reprisals, so-called "family camps" were established by the partisans in the forests. One of them, the "106 Family Detachment," provided protection for 600 women and children in the forests north of Minsk.