Nazi murder count.

Wow didn't know Hitler was killing Freemasons as well! It wasn't only Jews who died at the hands of the Nazis. A total of 13 M died in death camps. 6 M Jews, 7 M non-Jews

Joseph Robert Beyrle (1923-2004) was a para with the 101st Airborne when he was caught by the Germans during the Normandy landings.Eventually,he managed to escape and wandered in the German countryside until he met Russian troops and persuaded their commanders to allow him to fight on the front line.He fought for a month and was wounded.Marshal Zhukov arranged for Beyrle's trip back to the US.Beyrle is the only American who fought the Germans in both the US and Red Armies.

Prisoner identification photograph of U. Joseph R. Beyrle taken in Stalag XII-A. Beyrle is thought to be the only American soldier to have served with both the U. Army and Soviet Army during World War II, see comment.

After falling in love & escaping Auschwitz together, this couple was separated in the midst of World War II. "While talking with her Polish cleaning woman in 1982, Ms Cybulska related her Auschwitz escape story. The stunned woman said she had heard Mr Bielecki tell the same story on Polish TV. She then helped Ms Cybulska find Mr Bielecki in Poland. In the summer of 1983, they met at the Krakow airport. He brought 39 red roses, one for each year they had spent apart."

Hero prisoner who escaped Auschwitz with girlfriend by dressing as S.S. officer before reuniting four decades later dies aged 90

Jerzy Bielecki, right, is seen with his brother Leszek . Bielecki, a Polish inmate who led his Jewish girlfriend out of Auschwitz in died Thursday at age it was announced Saturday Oct.

Florence Witz, mother of Gene Simmons, and Holocaust Survivor

Whoa - I had no idea! - Gene Simmons from the band Kiss and his mother: Holocaust survivor Flora "Florence" Klein, with her little boy, Chaim (AKA Gene Simmons). Israel, ca.

Japanese Americans Headed for Concentration Camp. 1942.

Dorothea LANGE :: Japanese being interred waitin for their turn for baggage inspection upon arrival at an assembly center, during WWII - May 1942

Stalingrad, German POWs, 1943. This was a major blow for the Nazi war machine early 1943.

Stalingrad, German POWs, This was a major blow for the Nazi war machine early 1943 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

German soldiers walk along a precarious platform spanning a ruined bridge over the Elbe River to surrender to US forces instead of Russian troops in the waning days of WWII. May 1945 Tangermunde, Germany. In the closing days of the war, the Germans resorted to a veritable Marathon to reach Allied lines as the Russians bulldozed their way toward Berlin.

German soldiers walk along a precarious platform spanning a ruined bridge over the Elbe River to surrender to US forces instead of Russian troops in the waning days of WWII. May 1945 Tangermunde, Germany.

""The purple triangle was a concentration camp badge used by the Nazis to identify Bibelforscher (Bible Students), the German name for Jehovah’s Witnesses in Nazi Germany. A small number of Adventists, Baptists and pacifists (less than one percent) were also identified by the badge. Nazism . . .  made the Bible Students the object of particularly intense persecution, including such extensive incarceration that a distinct badge was assigned to them."

Purple Triangle - Nazi concentration camp badge -Jehova's Witnesses & other small religious groups Wikipedia

Female Polish fighter of the Warsaw Uprising, 1944, march into German captivity after the uprising was crushed by the Waffen SS. Most of these defiant women perished in death camps, their status as low as that of Soviet POWs.

Female Polish fighters of the Warsaw Uprising, march into German captivity after being stopped by the Waffen SS. Most of these defiant women perished in death camps, their status as low as that of Soviet POWs.

The war crime that is often referred to as the "Gardelegen massacre" occurred on April 13, 1945, on the Isenschnibbe estate near the northern German town of Gardelegen. German SS and Luftwaffe troops forced 1,016 slave laborers who were part of a transport evacuated from the Mittelbau-Dora labor camp into a large barn which was then lit on fire. Most of the prisoners were burned alive; some were shot trying to escape. The crime was discovered two days later by the U.S. Army.

In April 1945 in Gardelegen camp SS men herded about 1100 prisoners into a barn and set it afire. Some of the victims tried to escape but were shot by the guards.

LIFE IN WORLD WAR II JAPANESE AMERICAN INTERNMENT CAMPS

futurejournalismproject: “ This Day in History: Executive Order 9066 & Japanese Internment Camps On February Franklin D. Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 allowing the US military to.

1944- German "Green Devil" paratrooper tears open a can of GI corned beef at a prisoner of war camp near Cassino, Italy, after capture by 5th Army.

1944 - German "Green Devil" paratrooper tears open a can of GI corned beef at a prisoner of war camp near Cassino, Italy, after capture by Army.

Two dishevelled young German POWs captured in the Dingden area of Hamminkeln, Germany. An estimated 20,000 German troops were captured during the first five days of the British assault following the crossing of the Rhine. *Note the camouflage smocks worn by both youngsters. Ironically, such kit became widely available among German soldiers in the closing months of the war.

Two German prisoners of war captured in the Dingden area of Hamminkeln, Germany. An estimated German troops were captured.

MP Lt. Paul Unger, 2nd Armored Division, searching the POW SS-Untersturmführer Kurt Peters, III.Bataillon/SS-Panzergrenedier-Regiment 37/17.SS-Panzergrendier-Division. ‘Götz von Berlichingen’, in the area of Notre Dame de Cenilly, 18 Km SW of Saint Lô, France, 27 June 1944.

US Military Police Lt. Paul Unger searches POW Untersturmführer (lieutenant) Waffen SS Kurt Peters of the Regiment of Grenadier Division "Goetz von Berlichingen" at Notre Dame de Saniyi, France, July (Bild: Robert Cappa)

A young German wounded prisoner of war captured by the First US Army in Simmerath, Germany, December 1944.

A young German wounded prisoner of war captured by the First US Army in Simmerath, Germany, December The young man discarded his uniform in the hope of slipping away amid the chaos. Such young POWs were the first to be sent home after the war.

Ardennes Offensive 1944-1945 - A teenage German soldier of SS 'Der Fuehrer' Division was among the prisoners taken by the U.S. 3rd Armored Division on December 23, 1944.

Young captive grenadier Regiment 'Der Fuhrer' SS Division 'Das Reich ', captured soldiers U. Armoured Division during the Battle of the Bulge, Dec 1944

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