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A survivor of the Japanese-run Outram jail in Singapore.

Surviving the Holocaust: Zanne Farbstein's Story

Reunion of Siblings Separated during the Holocaust

Miep Gies risked her life to hide and help feed Anne Frank and her family. She carefully guarded Anne's diary after it was discovered until Anne's father returned from the prison camps.

This last know picture of Hitler was taken approximately two days prior to his death as he stands outside his Berlin bunker entrance surveying the devastating bomb damage. With Germany lying in ruins after six years of war, and with defeat imminent, Hitler decided to take his own life. But before doing so, he married Eva Braun and then penned his last will and testament. The next day in the afternoon on April 30, 1945 Braun and Hitler’ entered his living room to end their lives. Later t...

Einzatgruppen in action. Remember the past never to repeat it....

A nearly-starved Union soldier who survived imprisonment in the notorious Confederate prison in Andersonville, Georgia.

Friedrich Olbricht - Executed for complicity in the July 22, 1944 plot against Hitler

Surviving the Holocaust: Sophie Engelsman's story...what a sweet ending.

Holocaust Survivor's story

"Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now" (via BBC) The juxtaposition of images is chilling

Hitler is still smiling, but the war is lost. This is one of the last photos of him.

Adolph Hitler

Crematoria ovens in Buchenwald concentration camp www.english.illin...

Josef Rudolf Mengele, known as the Angel of Death, was a German SS officer and a physician in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Crematorium ovens at Buchenwald. Photo credit: Florida Center for Instructional Technology

Double Electric Fence of Auschwitz

*The Pink Triangle was a badge designated for gay/homosexual (male) prisoners in the Concentration Camps during World War II —> Pink Triangle were considered the “lowest” / “most insignificant” prisoner (Pink Triangles could be paired with other triangles, like the yellow triangle, marks a prisoner as gay and Jewish) * It is estimated over 50,000 men were detained/sentenced to punishment for being homosexual from 1933-1945 —> Estimated 5,000 - 15,000 of those men were sent to conc...

Shoes at Majdanek. A roomful of shoes confiscated from murdered prisoners. Photo credit: Copyright �1995 Philip Trauring

Cornelia "Corrie" ten Boom (Amsterdam, April 15, 1892 – April 15, 1983) was a Dutch Christian, who with her father and other family members helped many Jews escape the Nazi Holocaust during World War II. Her family was arrested due to an informant in 1944, and her father died 10 days later at Scheveningen prison where they were first held. A sister, brother and nephew were released, but Corrie and her sister Betsie were sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp, where only Corrie survived.

Irena Sendler There recently was a death of a 98 year-old lady named Irena. During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto, as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an 'ulterior motive'. She KNEW what the Nazi's plans were for the Jews (being German). Irena smuggled infants out in the bottom of the tool box she carried and she carried in the back of her truck a burlap sack, (for larger kids). She also had a dog in the back that she trained to bark when the Nazi soldier...