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One of the most famous photos taken during the Holocaust shows Jewish families arrested by Nazis during the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland, and sent to be gassed at Treblinka extermination camp. This picture and over 50 others were taken by the Nazis to chronicle the successful destruction of the Ghetto.

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising - Photo from Jürgen Stroop Report to Heinrich Himmler from May The original German caption reads: "Forcibly pulled out of dug-outs". One of the most famous pictures of World War II. People identified in the picture:

I was a doctor in Auschwitz - the review by Janet Levy is so graphically shocking that I can not bring myself to touch the book.  Those stronger than I am will read it.

This is Gisella Perl, a a successful Jewish gynaecologist in Sighet, Romania in the and She was taken to Auschwitz in where she treated women with kindness and compassion. She was asked to report all pregnant women to Josef Mengele- bett

Tsar Boris III -  Under King Boris III, Bulgaria was the only nation in Europe to save its entire Jewish population during the Holocaust. Boris was one of the few world leaders who defied Hitler face to face during the war, refusing multiple times to deliver his Jewish citizens beyond the borders of his kingdom.

Boris III of Bulgaria was the only national leader in Europe to save his entire Jewish population during the Holocaust. Boris defied Hitler refusing multiple times to deliver his Jewish citizens beyond the borders of his kingdom.

I am sorry for this, but I feel this picture is one of the most profound pictures I have ever seen of the holocaust. Women holding their children; waiting to be executed in the gas chambers. Did they know this was going to happen? What were their final thoughts?

This is one of the most profound pictures I have ever seen of the holocaust. Women holding their children; waiting to be executed in the gas chambers. NOTE Lets never forget this inhumanity. Remember history seems to repeat itself.

French soldiers gathering Jewish persons. Paris 1940. French police actually asked the German invaders if they should arrest the children too. There were hundreds of concentration camps throughout France that are unknown to most people. French police took the Jewish people they rounded up to a stadium in Paris first. From there the French railways transported most of those rounded up to their death in German Concentration/murder camps.

Le Rafle (The Round Up) Early in the morning of July the French police arrested over Jews including children and detained them at the Vélodrome before ultimate deportation to Auschwitz

Key Dates in World War Two

Key dates of World War 2 - instead of December 7 on Pearl Harbor, this graphic shows it as December 8 - it would have been December 8 for Japan thanks to the International Date Line.

Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast. Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her crimes. She was hanged in 1945 at the age of 22.

The Nazi women who were every bit as evil as the men: From the mother

Nicknamed the Beautiful Beast. Irma Grese was a concentration camp guard and one of the few women to be called to account for her alleged crimes. She was hanged in 1945 at the age of

Auschwitz, Poland, Cremation of bodies by the Sonderkommando, Summer 1944.

Burning bodies of exterminated Jews in open pits at Auschwitz-Birkenau, because the sheer number of corpses from constant mass murders overwhelmed the crematoria.

Holocaust survivors from the illegal immigrant ship Exodus . . . Can't help but notice the girl facing the camera and the hope in her eyes . . .

livefromjerusalem: Holocaust survivors from the immigrant ship Exodus. In spite of all the brutalization she’s suffered, she retains her humanity, her inner beauty shines like light from her eyes.

Pearl Harbor World War II - Dorie Miller, a black messman, was untrained in machine gun use due to rigid Naval segregation policies. He took over a machine gun aboard the USS West Virginia and was officially credited with downing two Japanese planes and was honored as one of the first heroes of World War II. Six months after the attack, he was given the Navy Cross by Admiral Chester Nimitz.

Doris “Dorie” Miller was a cook in the US Navy noted for his bravery during the attack on Pearl Harbor on December He was the first African American to be awarded the Navy Cross. A ship’s cook on the battleship West Virginia during Pearl.

Most disturbing photo I have ever seen regarding WW2. Jewish children, the victims of medical experiments in Auschwitz

Most disturbing photo I have ever seen regarding WW2. Jewish children, the victims of medical experiments in Auschwitz [350x284].

This picture shows some children who were victims of the Holocaust. The Germans and their collaborators killed over million children throughout World War II and the Holocaust. These children would probably have been used for labour or medical experiments.

lleta Sullivan reads a letter from the U.S. Navy. She received two letters from F.D.R. in February of 1943. The first informed her of the death of her five sons in the line of duty, the second sent later requested her presence at the christening of the destroyer U.S.S. Sullivans named in their honor.

The Sullivan brothers' mother. The Sullivan brothers were five siblings who were all killed in action during or shortly after the sinking of the light cruiser USS Juneau the vessel on which they all served, around November in World War II.

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