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Haunting smile of girl facing the Holocaust: How Hitler's PERSONAL photographer captured for history the plight of the Jews in Nazi-occupied Poland

Despite the awfulness of her predicament, in the Kutno ghetto this young Jewish woman manages to smile brightly for the camera as she poses for Hugo Jaeger, Hitler's personal photographer.

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from The Huffington Post

A Picture Of Defiance Resurfaces: Shipyard Worker Who Refused To Give Nazi Salute

A Picture Of Defiance Resurfaces: Shipyard Worker Who Refused To Give Nazi…

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The genocide of Armenian Christians by Ottoman Muslims was very real, so was the appalling torture. Women were raped and crucified, people had horseshoes nailed to their feet as they were marched through the streets. Unspeakable atrocities were perpetrated. Yet almost no-one in the Islamic world, and too few in the West will acknowledge it even happened

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from BBC News

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

"Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now" (via BBC) The juxtaposition of images is chilling

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Their Loss. Your Gain: Einstein , was visiting the U.S.A. when Hitler came to power in 1933 and, being Jewish, did not go back to Germany, where he had been a professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences. He settled in the U.S., becoming an American citizen in 1940.

"If we held one minutes silence for every victim of the holocaust... We would be silent for eleven and a half years"

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Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and one of the main architects of the Holocaust. He was SS-Obergruppenführer (General) and General der Polizei, chief of the Reich Main Security Office. Heydrich chaired the January 1942 Wannsee Conference, which laid out plans for the final solution to the Jewish Question—the deportation and extermination of all Jews in German-occupied territory.

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