Hunley Civil War submarine unveiled for first time, 12 January Charleston, SC. The Confederacy lost 21 crewmen in three sinkings of the Hunley during her short career. It was the first submarine to sink another ship.
When the Germans occupied Yugoslavia in World War II, Nikolaj Velimirović was imprisoned and eventually taken to Dachau concentration camp in Germany. American troops guarding the main entrance to Dachau just after liberation, 1945
Irene Sendler was head of the children's bureau of Zegota, an underground organization setup to save Jewish children after Poland was invaded by the Nazis. Her and about 30 other women help save infants, children, and teenagers from Nazis.
"Having gone through the selection process, a Jewish woman and her children walk to the gas chambers at Birkenau. Birkenau, part of the Auschwitz complex of camps. Birkenau was used solely for extermination and cremation of human beings.