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Wladyslaw Szpilman- Polish pianist, composer and memoirist. His book, "The Pianist," recounts his survival during the German occupation of Warsaw and the Holocaust.

Władysław Szpilman - Polish-Jewish pianist, composer, and memoirist. Szpilman is widely known as the protagonist of the Roman Polanski film The Pianist, which is based on his memoir of the same name recounting how he survived the Holocaust.

Alida Roeg 3 year old Alida from Amsterdam, Netherlandswas sadly murdered in Auschwitz with her parents on March 13, 1943.

Alida Roeg 3 year old Alida from Amsterdam, Netherlands was sadly murdered in Auschwitz with her parents on March

"I look where it is good... I know about the bad, but I look at the good things."  ~ alice herz sommer (108- year-old holocaust survivor)

Never Too Old: Words Of Wisdom From The World's Oldest Living Holocaust Survivor

Oldest Holocaust survivor died today. Alice Herz-Sommer survived the Terezin concentration camp.

The Great War. First World War: Man holding a heavy loaded bicycle in balance, two children and a large bundle of clothing on it, a woman and an other man helping. The children warmly dressed. Refugees from Antwerp. Belgium, 1914.

The Great War. First World War: Man holding a heavy loaded bicycle in balance, two children and a large bundle of clothing on it, a woman and an other man helping. The children warmly dressed. Refugees from Antwerp.

Simon Wiesenthal helped catch some of the most important Nazis. He helped bring one of the most important leaders of the Nazis to trial. The man that he helped bring to trial was Adolf Eichmann.

Simon Wiesenthal helped catch some of the most important people to be a part of the Nazis. He helped bring one of the most important leaders of the Nazis to trial. The man that he helped bring to trial was Adolf Eichmann.

A family in Amsterdam is taken from their homes. Their destination might be a ghetto or a concentration camp. Source: Dachau Memorial Museum

A Jewish family is removed from its home and sent to either a ghetto or labor camp.

Warsaw, Poland, Two children in the ghetto.

Warsaw, Poland, Two children sitting on steps in a ghetto street, The picture is courtesy of Yad Vashem.

“An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and says, “I was just checking,” Then he dies. We all cry in private. But not in front of the boys. Never in front of the boys.” - June Wandrey, WWII in HD

“ “An eighteen year old boy is carried into the shock ward, and he looks up at my trustingly asking, “How am I doing, nurse?” I just kiss his forehead and say, “You are doing just fine soldier.” He smiles sweetly and.

Bestseller Books Online The Holocaust: The Third Reich and the Jews David Engel $15.5  - http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0582327202.html

Catalog - The Holocaust : the Third Reich and the Jews / David Engel.

"The Pianist" hero - Wladyslaw Szpilman Interview by David Ensor Peter J...

"The Pianist" hero - Wladyslaw Szpilman Interview by David Ensor Peter Jennings Jan

Ярослав Экспресс - Лагерь на Майданеке (часть II)-Majdanek concentration camp was liberated by the Soviet Army

The Holocaust, WWII: Concentration Camp inmate after liberation, Dachau, Germany, 1945

EL CAJÓN DE GRISOM: La resistencia judía

The liquidation of the Warsaw Ghetto. The remaining men arrested and brought to the camps.

A woman lying on the pavement in the Warsaw ghetto,  starving to death. Taken by a a German soldier called Heinz Joest, in Poland, 1941.

Expressive eyes

"Eyes of despair":A woman lying on the pavement in the Warsaw ghetto, starving to death. Taken by a a German soldier called Heinz Joest, in Poland, 1941

Hymn Polski doczekał się swojego muzeum. Muzeum Hymnu Narodowego w Będominie jest jedyną tego rodzaju placówką na świecie. Zgromadzone są tu pamiątki po twórcy polskiego hymnu - Józefie Wybickim i wybitnych postaciach z jego epoki oraz dokumenty dotyczące historii Mazurka Dąbrowskiego. W 1997 roku na placu gen. J.H. Dąbrowskiego w Warszawie wmurowany został także akt erekcyjny pod budowę Pomnika Hymnu Narodowego.

Hymn Polski doczekał się swojego muzeum. Muzeum Hymnu Narodowego w Będominie jest jedyną tego rodzaju placówką na świecie. Zgromadzone są tu pamiątki po twórcy polskiego hymnu - Józefie Wybickim i wybitnych postaciach z jego epoki oraz dokumenty dotyczące historii Mazurka Dąbrowskiego. W 1997 roku na placu gen. J.H. Dąbrowskiego w Warszawie wmurowany został także akt erekcyjny pod budowę Pomnika Hymnu Narodowego.

Two Polish mothers pose with their newborn infants during the siege of Warsaw. The twins pictured here died 5 years later from a shell blast in 1944, Julien Bryan, 1939.

Two Polish mothers pose with their newborn infants during the siege of Warsaw. The twins pictured here died 5 years later from a shell blast in Julien Bryan,

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