The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.
The Moment of Liberation, 1945 [[MORE]] This is such a powerful photo. It was taken in April, 1945 by Major Clarence Benjamin and shows a train of Jewish prisoners that had been intercepted by Allied Forces. This is the moment they learned that the.
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. We must never forget.
A Jewish woman running and screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941 ~ Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her ~ On June Lvov was conquered by the Germans ~ Pogroms against the Jews began that day ~
French Resistance member Georges Blind smiling in front of a German execution squad. October In the end, this turned out to be a mock execution intended to make him talk. Georges never did. He was forwarded to a concentration camp.
Badass- Woman soldier of the Red Army, Russia, Great Patriotic War, Found in the collection of the Russian State Film and Photo Archive, Krasnogorsk. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)
German grenadier ready to throw a"potato masher" grenade, somewhere on the Eastern Front. The grenade was a weapon the German Army had integrated closely with small unit fighting -- and was us on the front lines.
Troops of the Infantry Division of the Red Army strike a pose on the steps of the ruined Reichstag in Berlin. In the foreground, the boy in uniform is the adopted son of the division's Artemenkov Regiment, May