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Oskar Schindler (né le 28 avril 1908 à Zwittau, à l'extrême ouest de la Moravie1 et mort le 9 octobre 1974 à Hildesheim, en Allemagne) est un industriel allemand qui a sauvé durant la Shoah plus de 1 100 personnes en les faisant travailler dans ses fabriques d'émail et de munitions situées respectivement en Pologne et en République tchèque. Il est enterré au cimetière chrétien du Mont Sion à Jérusalem.

The Wohlfeiler family- pre war (Genia is the small child with the short hair)

Eva and Leana Munzer    These two little Jewish girls have a very sad story. Their parents left them with a non-jewish family who took care of them. Then the husband and wife had a fight and the husband betrayed them to the SS, who captured the girls and sent them to Auschwitz, where they - like most small children - were gassed upon arrival.  Their little brother, Alfred, however, survived.

Eva and Leana Munzer - These two little Jewish girls have a very sad story. Their parents left them with a non-jewish family who took care of them. Then the husband and wife had a fight and the.

Terezin...O Mundo não pode esquecer

CAVEAT: This image is a publicity still from the current play "Terezin: Children of the Holocaust", by Anna Smulowitz. It is not a genuine wartime picture.

Élise Rivet was the Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”, where she not only hid refugees from the gestapo, but also used the convent to stash some weapons & ammunition for the resistance.  She was eventually caught in March of 1944 & sentenced to hard labor at Ravensbrück concentration camp.  About a year later, Élise was murdered along with thousands of others just weeks before the war ended. She volunteered to go into the gas chamber in the place of a mother.

Élise Rivet was Mother Superior at the convent of “Notre Dame de Compassion”…

Andrée Geulen. Belgium.  The Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children.

Andrée Geulen in Brussels during the German occupation the Belgian teacher who became the rescuer of hundreds of children ~ Link for her story of bravery.

Otto and his girls. Margot and Anne.

Otto Frank with his daughters Margot and Anne (sitting on his lap), circa 1931

Nagasaki Bomb Survivor with Keloids - NA005562 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis

Nagasaki Bomb Survivor with Keloids - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. You think Thermonuclear War is EVER an answer?

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA - Dose

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA

Survivor of medical experiments performed on twins in Auschwitz holds powerful, touching AMA - Dose

Wilhelm Hosenfeld was a German Army officer who helped Polish Jews escape the death camps... incl the famous pianist depicted in the movie "The Pianist" with Adrian Brody.  He was later captured by the Russians and died in captivity several yrs after the war.

Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.

In the 1880's, Nellie Bly battled against the horrific treatment of mental asylum patients by feigning mental illness and going undercover for 10 days in a mental asylum, so that she could report on the appalling conditions therein. In doing so, she created a social movement for reform.

Nellie Bly (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg

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