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Ww2 • Lydia Litvyak, one of two Russian pilots who were the World’s Only Female Fighting Aces During Ww2

Natalya Fyodorovna Meklin – World War II Combat Pilot

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

'Never forget': With tattoos, new generation proudly bears elders' Auschwitz scars

At Auschwitz, Livia Rebak was branded with the number Now her grandson, Daniel Philosof, has the same tattoo. I'm not a tattoo person, but I do love this in honor of his Grandmother♥ SC

Douglas MacArthur barking orders at his subordinates. Inchon, South Korea - 1950.

Pinner says: Gen Douglas MacArthur roars orders from the bridge of a Flagship USS Mount McKinley during an assault on the Inchon beachheads during the Korean War 1950

Helen Keller; Despite disability of both deafness and blindness, she learned to read and write, becoming a champion of social issued and helping to improve the welfare of deaf people.

Here’s what they don’t teach: When the blind-deaf Helen Keller learned that poor people were more likely to be blind than others, she set off down a pacifist, socialist path that broke the boundaries of her time—and continues to challenge ours today.

I was a doctor in Auschwitz - the review by Janet Levy is so graphically shocking that I can not bring myself to touch the book.  Those stronger than I am will read it.

This is Gisella Perl, a a successful Jewish gynaecologist in Sighet, Romania in the and She was taken to Auschwitz in where she treated women with kindness and compassion. She was asked to report all pregnant women to Josef Mengele- bett

Alegra Shami, 84, with the only photo she has of her father. She was 16 when she arrived at Auschwitz. “They ordered us to stand in a line,” she said. “A young woman grabbed me and shouted: ‘Reach out your left arm. I’m going to put a number on it. And you will remember it for the rest of your life — if you survive at all  — just for as long as you manage to survive’. I’m 84 years old. My number: 76914.”

A Tattoo to Remember

Alegra Shami, holding a picture of her father. She was 16 when she arrived at Auschwitz. “They ordered us to stand in a line,” ‘Reach out your left arm." I’m now 84 years old.

Warsaw Ghetto Inhabitants Hide in a Bunker   The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (April 19-May 16, 1943) was the twenty day battle initiated by the Jewish fighting forces in Warsaw when German troops entered the ghetto to begin the final round of deportations.

Warsaw Ghetto inhabitant`s hide in a bunker . The day battle - initiated by the Jewish fighting force`s - in Warsaw - when German troop`s entered the ghetto , to begin the final round of deportation`s - Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - April 19 / May 16 1943

In 1945, 18-year-old Princess Elizabeth convinced her father that she should be allowed to contribute directly to the war effort. She joined the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) where she was known as Second Subaltern Elizabeth Windsor, trained as a driver, and drove a military truck while she served.

Princess Elizabeth II in the Women's Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) where she trained as a military truck driver. This training was the first time she had been taught together with other students.

They created Nazi Germany. They were the heads of it. They were the main responsibles for the Holocaust, for World War II, for over 50 Million dead.

They created Nazi Germany. They were the heads of it. They were the man who created Nazi Germany, thought up the Holocaust, and started World War II.

Werfel, una niña huérfana de 6 años de Austria sólo se ha dado su primer par de zapatos nuevos por la Cruz Roja Americana, 1946.

Austrian boy receiving new shoes after WWII. "New Shoes" by Gerald Waller, Austria Six year-old Werfel, living in an orphanage in Austria, hugs a new pair of shoes given to him by the American Red Cross. This photo was published by Life magazine.

American soldiers soothe a little French girl with a puppy, during the liberation of France, 1944 -

American soldiers soothe a little French girl with a puppy, during the liberation of France, 1944 - [2280x3000]

American soldiers comfort a little girl and her puppy after the invasion of Normandy. Colleville-sur-Mer, Note the look on the girls face and the concern of the GI's

The woman who posed for the famous poster! ~~~~March is Women's History Month

The ‘we can do it’ lady…

People- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, was 17 years (in while she was working at the American Broach & Machine Co. when a photographer snapped a pic of her on the job. That image used by J. Howard Miller for the “We Can Do It!” poster, released during World War.

Incredible photograph of a German soldier going against direct orders to help a young boy cross the newly formed Berlin Wall after being separated from his family, 1961.

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through

Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz. Peter Schiff 1939, discovered 2008.

Discovered: 2008 Taken: 1939 In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” In 1940 at the age of 11 she writes ‘Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face.

Warsaw, Poland, A starving child in a ghetto street, 1941. One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George over the course of a single day in the summer of 1941. The photographs are unique in that they were not staged, but showed the ghetto as it truly was.

Warsaw, Poland, A starving child in a ghetto street, One of the photographs taken by the German photographer Willi George in the summer of

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