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Emilie Schindler --in this picture an old lady herself and full of stories. Long abandoned by her husband who preferred the company of his mistress. In the days of the WWII, the Holocaust both she and her husband helped thousands of Jewish people in every way they could from providing food to escape.

Emilie Schindler --in this picture an old lady herself and full of stories. Long abandoned by her husband who preferred the company of his mistress. In the days of the WWII, the Holocaust both she and her husband helped thousands of Jewish people in every way they could from providing food to escape.

Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race Folker Heinecke

Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race

Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race Folker Heinecke

Sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau with another two hundred French women prisoners, Dr. Adelaide Hautval, a devout Protestant, was housed with five hundred Jewish women prisoners, and was nicknamed “the saint.” With little or no resources, she attempted to help Jewish prisoners who had contracted typhus, refrained from reporting the prisoners’ illnesses (thereby sparing them immediate death) and treated them with boundless dedication.

Sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau with another two hundred French women prisoners, Dr. Adelaide Hautval, a devout Protestant, was housed with five hundred Jewish women prisoners, and was nicknamed “the saint.” With little or no resources, she attempted to help Jewish prisoners who had contracted typhus, refrained from reporting the prisoners’ illnesses (thereby sparing them immediate death) and treated them with boundless dedication.

Josef Jakobs, the last man to be exectuted at The Tower of London 1941. He was caught after parachuting out of a plane over Huntingdon, a German spy, he was found to have forged British papers on him and was executed in The Tower by firing squad

Josef Jakobs, the last man to be exectuted at The Tower of London 1941. He was caught after parachuting out of a plane over Huntingdon, a German spy, he was found to have forged British papers on him and was executed in The Tower by firing squad

Three SS officers—Richard Baer (commandant of Auschwitz), Dr. Josef Mengele, and Rudolf Hess (the former Auschwitz commandant)—socialize on the grounds of the SS retreat of Solahuette outside of Auschwitz. Photographs from this time period (June 1944 to January 1945) coincided with the deaths of 400,000 Hungarian Jews.

When Soviet Soldiers Opened Auschwitz

Three SS officers—Richard Baer (commandant of Auschwitz), Dr. Josef Mengele, and Rudolf Hess (the former Auschwitz commandant)—socialize on the grounds of the SS retreat of Solahuette outside of Auschwitz. Photographs from this time period (June 1944 to January 1945) coincided with the deaths of 400,000 Hungarian Jews.

night book | ... Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and author of "Night

Night….Elie Wiesel

night book | ... Holocaust survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner, and author of "Night

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II One of the first women pilots. Flew 852 runs

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II, dies at 91

Nadezhda Popova, celebrated Soviet ‘Night Witch’ aviator of World War II One of the first women pilots. Flew 852 runs

Alice Paul went on a hunger strike where she was force fed raw eggs (down her nose) until she vomited blood. She was then put into a sanitorium with the hopes of being declared insane. Her doctor's reply said, “Courage in women is often mistaken for insanity.” Suffrage passed 3 years later. She has always been one of my greatest heroes.

Alice Paul went on a hunger strike where she was force fed raw eggs (down her nose) until she vomited blood. She was then put into a sanitorium with the hopes of being declared insane. Her doctor's reply said, “Courage in women is often mistaken for insanity.” Suffrage passed 3 years later. She has always been one of my greatest heroes.

Fascinating story. Georg Hein of Hanover, Germany was only 15 years old when this photograph was taken. The young Jewish man moved to England, stole another boy's identity and enlisted in the RAF where he became a decorated pilot. For the whole story, read the book Escape, Evasion and Revenge, written by his son Marc Stevens.

Fascinating story. Georg Hein of Hanover, Germany was only 15 years old when this photograph was taken. The young Jewish man moved to England, stole another boy's identity and enlisted in the RAF where he became a decorated pilot. For the whole story, read the book Escape, Evasion and Revenge, written by his son Marc Stevens.

Ignac Shepetis helped members of the Jewish underground escape from the Kovno ghetto and join partisans in the Rudniki Forest near Vilna. Kovno, Lithuania, 1943-1944.

Ignac Shepetis helped members of the Jewish underground escape from the Kovno ghetto and join partisans in the Rudniki Forest near Vilna. Kovno, Lithuania, 1943-1944.

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