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Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized he... August Landmesser, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Les Aliens, Interesting History, World History, Historical Photos, Mind Blown, Vintage Pictures
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Ordinary people. The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized he...
Poster from World War II ... sock knitting for the greater good! Pin Up Vintage, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Signs, Retro Posters, Vintage Stuff, Vintage Images, Vintage Prints, Ww1 Posters
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Poster from World War II ... sock knitting for the greater good!
Yamamoto's final photograph, taken shortly before he was shot down and killed, Apr 1943 History Online, Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Imperial Japanese Navy, The Admiral, Pearl Harbor Attack, Bataan, Iwo Jima
[Photo] Isoroku Yamamoto's final photograph, taken shortly before he was shot down and killed, Apr 1943
Yamamoto's final photograph, taken shortly before he was shot down and killed, Apr 1943
The SS ran a brothel named “The Kitty Salon,” that was frequented by foreign diplomats. They gathered intelligence by wiretapping it and training the prostitutes on how to get information from clients. | 10 Interesting Facts About World War II That You Might Not Know History Nerd, History Facts, Women In History, World War Ii, Ancient History, Interesting Facts About World, Non Plus Ultra
The SS ran a brothel named “The Kitty Salon,” that was frequented by foreign diplomats. They gathered intelligence by wiretapping it and training the prostitutes on how to get information from clients.
The SS ran a brothel named “The Kitty Salon,” that was frequented by foreign diplomats. They gathered intelligence by wiretapping it and training the prostitutes on how to get information from clients. | 10 Interesting Facts About World War II That You Might Not Know
Three U.S. infantrymen look over the bodies of a number of dead German soldiers arranged in rows before an unidentified building in Echternach, Luxembourg, about 25 miles south of Pruem, on February 21, 1945. Ww2 History, History Images, German Soldier, German Men, Siegfried Line, Dachau
World War II: The Fall of Nazi Germany
Three U.S. infantrymen look over the bodies of a number of dead German soldiers arranged in rows before an unidentified building in Echternach, Luxembourg, about 25 miles south of Pruem, on February 21, 1945.
Another Obliterated German town. History Daily, History Books, Ww2 Photos, Ww2 Pictures, American Soldiers, Military History, World War Two, Picture Show
Amazing, never-before-seen World War II photographs
Another Obliterated German town.
RAF fighter pilots go into battle in 1940 British History, Fighter Pilot, Fighter Aircraft, Ww2 Aircraft
Shot down today... a most novel experience: What Battle of Britain hero wrote in extraordinary diary
RAF fighter pilots go into battle in 1940
The European Atrocity You Never Heard About - In the largest episode of forced migration in history, millions of German-speaking civilians were sent to Germany from Czechoslovakia and other European countries after World War II by order of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union. Forced Migration, Nikola Tesla, Before Us, Human Rights, American History
The European Atrocity You Never Heard About
The European Atrocity You Never Heard About - In the largest episode of forced migration in history, millions of German-speaking civilians were sent to Germany from Czechoslovakia and other European countries after World War II by order of the United States, Britain, and the Soviet Union.
Actor/Bad-Ass: Charles Durning was in the first wave on D-Day with the 1st Div. He was the only member of his unit to survive. He took out several German machine guns and was wounded. Later, he was bayoneted 8 times in hand-to-hand combat. At The Bulge he survived The Malmedy Massacre. He refused to discuss his service for which he was awarded the Silver Star and three Purple Hearts. "Too many bad memories," he told an interviewer. "I don't want you to see me crying." A true American hero. RIP. Tyrone Power, Humphrey Bogart, American Heroes, American Actors, Famous Veterans, Wwii Veterans, Charles Durning
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Actor/Bad-Ass: Charles Durning was in the first wave on D-Day with the 1st Div. He was the only member of his unit to survive. He took out several German machine guns and was wounded. Later, he was bayoneted 8 times in hand-to-hand combat. At The Bulge he survived The Malmedy Massacre. He refused to discuss his service for which he was awarded the Silver Star and three Purple Hearts. "Too many bad memories," he told an interviewer. "I don't want you to see me crying." A true American hero. RIP.
Heinrich Weißer (born 28 January 1919): 1,428 (confirmed) kills. Reached the rank of Oberstleutnant during World War II; currently a Generalmajor and commander of the Wehrmacht's foremost Scharfschützenschule ("sniper school") German Soldiers Ww2, German Army, Luftwaffe
Heinrich Weißer (born 28 January 1919): 1,428 (confirmed) kills. Reached the rank of Oberstleutnant during World War II; currently a Generalmajor and commander of the Wehrmacht's foremost Scharfschützenschule ("sniper school")
Major General Uno surrenders to Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Murray Robson, during the Japanese surrender ceremony. Malayan Emergency, Bataan Death March, Wwii Photos, War Machine
Australians return to Borneo for 70th anniversary of World War II Oboe landings
Major General Uno surrenders to Lieutenant Colonel Ewan Murray Robson, during the Japanese surrender ceremony.
German Soldier with an M43 carrier pack. *Note the two hand grenades. Ww2 Uniforms, German Uniforms, Ww2 Weapons, Germany Ww2, Ardennes
German Soldier with an M43 carrier pack. *Note the two hand grenades.
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A wedding is performed in a bombed church in London during World War 2. Old Pictures, Scrapbooking Vintage, London Blitz, History Magazine
A wedding is performed in a bombed church in London during World War 2.
A German Panther tank in "winter colors" Military Photos, Military Gear, Military Vehicles, Panther Tank, Tiger Tank, Panzer Iii, Char D'assaut, Mg 34
A German Panther tank in "winter colors"
A boy sitting in the ruins of a London bookshop after London WWII bombings, 1940. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Reading Books, Library Books, Free Books, Photos Du, Old Pics
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A boy sitting in the ruins of a London bookshop after London WWII bombings, 1940.