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…

Union soldier - Survivor of notorious Andersonville Prison Camp - also known as Camp Sumpter. Had never heard this.

An American Concentration Camp During the Civil War, "Camp Sumter" as it was officially known was built east of Andersonville in February of 1864 & received roughly Union prisoners. Nearly soldiers died. The Union also had such camps.

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?

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…

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