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Ustasa (Croatian fascist) camp guards order a Jewish man to remove his ring before being shot. Jasenovac concentration camp, Yugoslavia, between 1941 and 1945.  — Jewish Historical Museum of Yugoslavia

Ustasa (Croatian fascist) camp guards order a Jewish man to remove his ring before being shot. Jasenovac concentration camp, Yugoslavia, between 1941 and — Jewish Historical Museum of Yugoslavia. The fear in this man's face is tragic.

John Withers. The World War II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau concentration camp. They were reunited decades later, sharing their experiences with their families.

John L. Withers, 91; Sheltered Two Young Victims of WWII

John Withers, a black WW II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau Concentration Camp - they were reunited decades later

Arie Wilner, a founder of the Warsaw ghetto's Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB). He was killed in the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Warsaw, Poland, before 1943.  — US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Arie Wilner, a founder of the Warsaw ghettos Jewish Fighting Organization (ZOB). He was killed in the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Warsaw, Poland, before US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Inspirational: A Muslim woman protects a Jewish woman by covering her gold star in Sarajevo during World War II.

52 Powerful Photos Of Women Who Changed History Forever A Muslim woman covers the yellow star of her Jewish neighbour with her veil to protect her from prosecution. Sarajevo, former Yugoslavia.

Jeńcy sowieccy w niewoli niemieckiej (1941–1945) - Wikiwand

Jewish-Soviet POWs marked with yellow badges and to be executed.

Ustasa (Croatian fascist) soldiers kill a victim with a dagger and bayonet. Yugoslavia, between 1941 and 1944.

- - Croatia/NDH - Ustasa (Croatian fascist) soldiers kill a victim with a dagger and bayonet.

"Here he kneels, the one who doesn't need to, for those who do need to." | 'German Chancellor Willy Brandt, who was a part of the resistance against Hitler, lays down a wreath at the memorial of the Jewish ghetto. He adjusts the wreath, steps back, and falls to his knees in front of the memorial. Brandt later wrote in his memoirs: "At the abyss of German history and the weight of millions of murder victims, I did what humans do when words fail them"

German Chancellor Willy Brandt kneels in penance towards victims of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Mala Zimetbaum was the first Jewish women to escape from Aushwitz. However when she was captured soon after escaping she was brought back to the camp and burned alive. Her resistance started an uprising. http://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/zimetbaum-mala#

Mala Zimetbaum, the first Jewish woman to escape from Auschwitz.her story is my latest history obsession

A Serbian family lies slaughtered in their home.  They were killed by Ustaše militia, a Croatian fascist military unit that gladly took on the responsibility of genocide in collaboration with the Nazis.

A Serbian family lies slaughtered in their home. They were killed by Ustaše militia, a Croatian fascist military unit that gladly took on the responsibility of genocide in collaboration with the Nazis.

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