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Nazi photographer Hugo Jaeger took a portfolio of pictures in the newly-established ghetto of Kutno, Poland. We cannot be sure whether his motive was callousness, compassion, or mere curiosity. In a vivid and sad image, this beautiful young woman was caught at a moment of time amidst the horror. Her name and fate are unknown. (October 1939)

A woman lying on the pavement in the Warsaw ghetto, starving to death. Taken by a a German soldier called Heinz Joest, in Poland, 1941.

Poland’s Home Army

Devastation of the city after the Warsaw Uprising - Hitler swore that he will turn Warsaw into another Carthage. After the war entire Polish population help rebuild the old town. Ancient city plans and Canaletto's paintings were used to restore Warsaw to its pre-war glory.

Gay men smash windows at the San Francisco City Hall in 1979 to protest the involuntary manslaughter verdict handed down to Dan White, the man who killed Harvey Milk.

The Brink of Oblivion: Color Photos From Nazi-Occupied Poland, 1939-1940

A German soldier shares his rations with a Russian mother, 1941. This is a good man who has no idea that his role will ultimately make his gesture futile and starve them to death anyway. This photo was taken in 1941 by the photographer of the 291st Division of the Wehrmacht George Gundlach. One of the many, out of the photo album Volkhovs battle. Documents of horror 1941-1942?