THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945. A sign at the entrance to Belsen reading "Dust spreads typhus - 5 mph". This speed restriction was imposed to prevent the spread of dust carrying the lice which were infested with typhus.
Rembrandt, The Jewish Bride, 1667 - While she doesn’t seem to mind it much, we can’t help but feel awkward by the whole hand on the clothed breast thing that’s happening here. Maybe it’s the fact that they both seem so lost in thought?
When Poland was attacked by the Nazis on 1 September, the Red Army also invaded on 17 September 1939. As a result of the Soviet invasion enormous numbers of Poles were deported by the NKVD to various locations in the Soviet Union. After the German invasion of the Soviet Union and signing of the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement arrangements were made for the release of the Poles in Russian captivity, Persia was the country to which many of them went at first.