Execution of the women SS Guards of Stutthof concentration camp for “sadistic abuse of prisoners” after on trial by the Polish Special Law Court at Danzig. The women did not seem to take the trial seriously until the end, 4 July 1946.

Execution of the women SS Guards of Stutthof concentration camp for “sadistic abuse of prisoners” after on trial by the Polish Special Law Court at Danzig. The women did not seem to take the trial seriously until the end, 4 July 1946.

The oldest surviving inmate of the Dachau concentration camp died at the begining of April 2013, aged 100. Leon Stepniak, a Polish priest, was arrested by the Gestapo in 1940 in the village of Klebowiec.He spent the next five years in Dachau, a site in south-east Germany which was the first concentration camp to be opened by the Nazi goverment.

The oldest surviving inmate of the Dachau concentration camp died at the begining of April 2013, aged 100. Leon Stepniak, a Polish priest, was arrested by the Gestapo in 1940 in the village of Klebowiec.He spent the next five years in Dachau, a site in south-east Germany which was the first concentration camp to be opened by the Nazi goverment.

WW1: Result of German barrage upon French trenches around Verdun. As the war of the trenches progressed, gunners learned to aim for the rear wall of any entrenchment -- thus causing shrapnel to spray those seeking cover inside the trench. #WWI #Verdun #trenchwarfare

WW1: Result of German barrage upon French trenches around Verdun. As the war of the trenches progressed, gunners learned to aim for the rear wall of any entrenchment -- thus causing shrapnel to spray those seeking cover inside the trench. #WWI #Verdun #trenchwarfare

Auschwitz then and now

Auschwitz then and now

"Portable" cell phone Nokia Mobira Cityman i love the 90s. Zack Morris phone!

"Portable" cell phone Nokia Mobira Cityman i love the 90s. Zack Morris phone!

Battle Flag of the14th Louisiana was issued to the unit in the spring of 1862. This was the first "battle flag" carried by the regiment. It saw action at Gaines Mill on June 27, 1862. Two color bearers were killed while carrying it. The flag remained in service until the color bearer, Frederick Sontag, was captured with the flag at Gettysburg. Rather than surrender the flag, he concealed it under his clothing. He kept his secret until released from prison and returned to the Regt with the…

Battle Flag of the14th Louisiana was issued to the unit in the spring of 1862. This was the first "battle flag" carried by the regiment. It saw action at Gaines Mill on June 27, 1862. Two color bearers were killed while carrying it. The flag remained in service until the color bearer, Frederick Sontag, was captured with the flag at Gettysburg. Rather than surrender the flag, he concealed it under his clothing. He kept his secret until released from prison and returned to the Regt with the…

Boy soldier from Hitlerjugend, at age of 16, Germany, 1945 (Bundesarchiv)

Boy soldier from Hitlerjugend, at age of 16, Germany, 1945 (Bundesarchiv)

Portrait of 4years old Istvan Reiner, (taken shortly before he was killed in Auschwitz), 1944. It's heart-breaking how happy the little guy looks.

Portrait of 4years old Istvan Reiner, (taken shortly before he was killed in Auschwitz), 1944. It's heart-breaking how happy the little guy looks.

Name: Women arriving to a concentration camp and being sent to medical examination, how humiliating and frightening.

Name: Women arriving to a concentration camp and being sent to medical examination, how humiliating and frightening.

Don't be a dope and spread inside dope. Loose talk can cost lives. Illustrated by C.C. Beall, 1942.

Don't be a dope and spread inside dope. Loose talk can cost lives. Illustrated by C.C. Beall, 1942.

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