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Portrait of Tuvia Bielski after the war.  — US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Moshe Kaganovich

Portrait of Tuvia Bielski after the war. — US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Moshe Kaganovich

Lena Kuechler - Silberman.  Photographed following WWII. Note:  Lena Kuechler - Silberman (in English- language publications: Lena Kuchler) was born in January 1910 in Wieliczka near Krakow. She attended a Hebrew - language gymnasiya (academic secondary school) and graduated in Philosophy at the university in Krakow, majoring in Psychology and Education. Before the war she was a teacher in a Jewish school in Bielsko and also taught in a teacher training seminary. During the war, with an…

Lena Kuechler - Silberman. Photographed following WWII. Note: Lena Kuechler - Silberman (in English- language publications: Lena Kuchler) was born in January 1910 in Wieliczka near Krakow. She attended a Hebrew - language gymnasiya (academic secondary school) and graduated in Philosophy at the university in Krakow, majoring in Psychology and Education. Before the war she was a teacher in a Jewish school in Bielsko and also taught in a teacher training seminary. During the war, with an…

Giorgio Perlasca (Como, 1910 – Padova, 1992) - funzionario, filantropo e commerciante italiano. Nell'inverno del 1944, da solo, a Budapest , nel corso della seconda guerra mondiale, fingendosi Console generale spagnolo salvò la vita di oltre cinquemila ebrei ungheresi strappandoli alla deportazione nazista e alla Shoah

While working in the Spanish Embassy in Budapest, Giorgio Perlasca helped issue fake passports to Hungarian Jews so they could escape to neutral countries, and personally sheltered Jews while they were waiting for their passports.

Women Heroes of WWII: Maria von Maltzan: The German Countess Who Hid Jews

The History Girls: Maria von Maltzan - a German resistance heroine, by Leslie Wilson. "Women Heroes of World War II" by Kathryn Attwood

Took an average 15 minutes to die in the gas chambers

The floor drains in the Dachau gas chamber…

Survivors congregate next to the barbed wire fence surrounding the Dachau concentration camp, April

As the Nazis marched across Europe in 1939 and 1940, a Unitarian minister from Massachusetts and his wife rushed into the coming Holocaust to save Jews and other refugees, including dozens of children.  For their heroism, the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum will dedicate plaques today in memory of Waitstill and Martha Sharp. They are only the second and third U.S. citizens named to an honor roll of 21,000 "righteous" gentiles, non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue Jews.

The Couple Who Fought Genocide

As the Nazis marched across Europe in 1939 and a Unitarian minister from…

Marion Pritchard, Dutch rescuer of Jewish children during the Holocaust, dies at 96 - The Washington Post

Marion Pritchard, Dutch rescuer of Jewish children during the Holocaust, dies at 96

Marion Pritchard with Erica Polak, whose family she helped shelter during the Holocaust. (Courtesy of Marion Pritchard/U.

Holocaust Rescuer Martha and Waitstill Sharp

These lesson plans use the Ken Burns’ documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War" to explore what motivated Waitstill and Martha Sharp to help desperate refugees.

Regina Atabe | Remember Me: Displaced Children of the Holocaust

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has undertaken a remarkable and poignant task: identify the more than children in these photos, and find out what happened to them: Regina Atabe

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust Heart-moving stories of 15 of these children are told for the first time Book, by Tina Huettl and Alexander Meschnig released in English.  By ALLAN HALL. PUBLISHED: 23 March

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust

The little ones that got away: Incredible stories of Jewish children who survived the Nazi holocaust Heart-moving stories of 15 of these children are told for the first time Book, by Tina Huettl and Alexander Meschnig released in English. By ALLAN HALL.

Anne Frank poses in 1941 in this photo made available by Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In August of 1944, Anne, her family and others who were hiding from the occupying German Security forces, were all captured and shipped off to a series of prisons and concentration camps. Anne died from typhus at age 15 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, but her posthumously published diary has made her a symbol of all Jews killed in World War II. (AP Photo/Anne Frank House/Frans Dupont)

Anne Frank poses in 1941 in this photo made available by Anne Frank House in Amsterdam >>> wow, she was so fucking pretty and brilliant, what a lovely person holy shit

Richard T. Greener, the first African American to graduate from Harvard- Hidden in the attic that was contracted  for demolition was a trunk. Inside were the papers of Greener, the first Black to graduate from Harvard.1870 diploma, law license, photos and papers connected to his diplomatic role in Russia and his friendship with President Ulysses S. Grant have survived. The1853 book Autographs for Freedom. Greener’s granddaughter Evelyn Bausman, 75, of CT, is interested in the documents.

Richard Theodore Greener was the first Black graduate of Harvard University (Class of His papers, including his Harvard diploma, his law license, photos and papers connected to his.

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 History WWII

Riga, Latvia, 1941, Ester Gordon, perished in the Holocaust.

Riga, Latvia, Ester Gordon, perished in the Holocaust. Murdered by Latvian Nazis trained by the Germans

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