The man in the much publicized Holocaust photo has been only recently identified as Rabbi Moshe Hegerman, the Rabbi of Olkusz in Poland. Brought to the town square for execution he asked to let him say first Kaddish for his slain brethren. The soldiers laughed while watching him praying and then killed him.

Visit A German police unit arrived in Olkusz on July and gathered all the Jewish men in the main square. The Jews were forced to lie on the ground while the policemen and members of the SD registered them. The Germans beat the Jews, shooting one of them.

POLAND. 1948. Teresa, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard. - I remember seeing this image in LIFE Magazine as a child and it has stuck with me over the years. The sheer terror in her young eyes always haunted me.

A girl who grew up in a concentration camp draws a picture of "Home" while living in a residence for disturbed children. Poland, 1948.

This photo is of Poland in 1948 of Teresa, a child in a residence for disturbed children, grew up in a concentration camp. She drew a picture of “home” on the blackboard. ~Kat Well this isnt creepy ~Kit

An ascetic with a metal grid welded around his neck so that he can never lie down; late 1800s

"An ascetic is a person who deprives themselves of physical pleasure for religious reasons. This ascetic has welded a metal grid around his neck to prevent himself from lying down. Dated to around the late

The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing Massacre, also known as the Rape of Nanking, was a mass murder and war rape that occurred during the six-week period following the Japanese capture of the city of Nanking (Nanjing), the former capital of the Republic of China, on December 13, 1937 during the Second Sino-Japanese War. During this period, hundreds of thousands of Chinese civilians and disarmed soldiers were murdered by soldiers of the Imperial Japanese Army.

Nanjing Massacre was mass murder and war rape that occurred during period…

Crazy! Two bucks frozen in a pond in antlerlock..... #badluck #hunting #headsofstate

Two big bucks frozen in a pond in antlerlock

German soldier machine-gunning a group of civilians.

very young German soldier machine-gunning a group of old ladies. That guess is based mostly on the smoke coming from the soldier's gun.

BANGLADESH. June 2005. Nobisa Begam. 15 years old. Photographed three days after acid was thrown in her face for refusing a marriage proposal.

Dhaka, Bangladesh, June Nobisa Begam, 15 years old, splashed with acid for refusing a marriage proposal. - Many people ask: "Why do you complain about women's rights. Why can't you just be happy with the rights you have?

Alone, in the dreary pitiless street, With my torn old dress and bare cold feet, All day I wandered to and fro, Hungry and shivering and nowhere to go... Nobody's Child, A poem by P.H. Case 1867

Orphaned street children breaks our hearts as so many go needy in the world.

Chinese mother holds dead child as she is being beheaded, after it was stabbed with a bayonet during the Japanese Nanking Massacre. 1937 - China

Pictured: Beheaded Mother holding dead baby - The Nanking Massacre or Nanjing…

1973 photographer Chick Harrity snapped one of the Vietnam War's most memorable images. What was true then sadly remains true today and likely will be for all of man's existence: we overlook the true, long lasting, and pervasive consequences of warfare and military solutions...

Washington: In 1973 photographer Chick Harrity snapped one of the Vietnam War's most memorable images. It showed a baby girl, named Tran Thie Het Nhanny, lying in a cardboard box next to her brother, who begged on the streets of Saigon.

Patrick Mackay (born September 25, 1952) is a British serial killer who confessed to murdering eleven people in England in the mid 1970s.

Patrick Mackay ( born September 1952 ) is a British serial killer who confessed to murdering eleven people in England in the mid sentenced to life in prison in 1975

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Ppl gotta be so careful out there nowadays.

sentenced to starvation death, mongolia, 1913

Mongolia 1913 National Geographic magazine published this shot with a description: "A Mongolian woman sentenced to starvation death", though this box could be used just as a portable prison popular among nomadic people.

Looks like the poor baby starved to death and that is such a cruel way to hold the baby..Wish there was a story somewhere about this... This is not Victorian era, but this picture is so sad....

arabstateofmind: “ Man showing corpse of a starved infant in the Jewish ghetto of Warsaw, I want to cry ”

The public execution of a “Boxer” leader in China at point-blank range during the Boxer Rebellion. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images). 1900

1900 The public execution of a “Boxer” leader in China at point-blank range during the Boxer Rebellion by Keystone/Getty Images

celebrity deaths autopsies photos | Sharon Tate (8 month's pregnant with Roman Polanski's child)

Manson Family Murders - Lacerations to the face of Abigail Folger.

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