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5 PM, August 1st 1944, Warsaw, W-hour, The moment of the start of the Warsaw Uprising.  Source: Dni Powstania

5 PM, August 1st 1944, Warsaw, W-hour, The moment of the start of the Warsaw Uprising. Source: Dni Powstania

Crianças judias com tigelas de sopa no gueto de Varsóvia. Varsóvia, Polônia, por volta de 1940.

Crianças judias com tigelas de sopa no gueto de Varsóvia. Varsóvia, Polônia, por volta de 1940.

Polish partisan during the Warsaw Uprising.

Polish partisan during the Warsaw Uprising.

children of the holocaust | children of the holocaust : korcars

children of the holocaust | children of the holocaust : korcars

Warsaw Uprising, 1944: Polish Home Army fighters pause for a bite and a drink. Their efforts were eventually brutally quashed by the Waffen SS, with Soviet armies watching from a close distance -- Stalin wanted the Germans to eliminate free-spirited Poles. A large part of Warsaw was completely destroyed as German revenge for the uprising.

Warsaw Uprising, 1944: Polish Home Army fighters pause for a bite and a drink. Their efforts were eventually brutally quashed by the Waffen SS, with Soviet armies watching from a close distance -- Stalin wanted the Germans to eliminate free-spirited Poles. A large part of Warsaw was completely destroyed as German revenge for the uprising.

Lodz, Poland, 1940, Young Jewish women in the ghetto. Stats say that 2 out of every 3 were gassed/murdered/died in the the holocaust. Of this group, 1 may have survived. There is no record by name for these 4 young women

Lodz, Poland, 1940, Young Jewish women in the ghetto. Stats say that 2 out of every 3 were gassed/murdered/died in the the holocaust. Of this group, 1 may have survived. There is no record by name for these 4 young women

Polish Insurgents during the Warsaw Uprising. From left: senior rifleman Andrzej Mazurkiewicz "Rost", Hanna Pruszkowska "Baska" the dog Dot, Cpl. Cadet. Andrew Koritski "Falcon", senior rifleman Zbigniew Rozental "Wyrwicz"

Polish Insurgents during the Warsaw Uprising. From left: senior rifleman Andrzej Mazurkiewicz "Rost", Hanna Pruszkowska "Baska" the dog Dot, Cpl. Cadet. Andrew Koritski "Falcon", senior rifleman Zbigniew Rozental "Wyrwicz"

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

World War One realities pictured: 30 emotive images

A British sentry cuts a lonely picture as he stands at his post at sunrise in France, March 1915

Devastation of the city after the Warsaw Uprising - Hitler swore that he will turn Warsaw into another Carthage. After the war entire Polish population help rebuild the old town. Ancient city plans and Canaletto's paintings were used to restore Warsaw to its pre-war glory.

Poland’s Home Army

Devastation of the city after the Warsaw Uprising - Hitler swore that he will turn Warsaw into another Carthage. After the war entire Polish population help rebuild the old town. Ancient city plans and Canaletto's paintings were used to restore Warsaw to its pre-war glory.

Robert Doisneau (1912-1994)  Barricade St Michel St Germain, 25 Août 1944 Paris, 1944

Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) Barricade St Michel St Germain, 25 Août 1944 Paris, 1944

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