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Zopf - pigtail Klar, ich war dies eine modische Frisur im Dritten Reich! Clearly, this was a fashionable hairstyle in the Third Reich!

On the 70th Anniversary of the Execution of Sophie Scholl, 22 February 1943 - Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she walked to her execution. Her last words were: "How can we expect righteousness to prevail when there is hardly anyone willing to offer themselves up individually for a righteous cause? Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go."

picsofhistory: “ Sophie Scholl was a German woman executed by the Nazis for distributing anti-Nazi pamphlets. Prison officials, in later describing the scene, emphasized the courage with which she.

Mrs. Caroline Roberts of 22 Lindfield street, Poplar, London seen here in November 1940 feeding cats made homeless by the Nazi bombing raids

Woman feeding stray cats during November 1940 Mrs. Caroline Roberts of 22 Lindfield street, Poplar, London seen here in November 1940 feeding cats made homeless by the Nazi bombing raids. Battle of Britain collection

The incredible Nancy Wake.  She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance.  At one point she was #1 most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis.  They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them.  Read about her--she is fascinating!

The incredible Nancy Wake. She was a powerful WWII Nazi hunter and member of the French resistance. At one point she was most wanted and most-hated by the Nazis. They called her "The White Mouse" because she always escaped them. she is fascinating!

Ordinary people. The courage to say no.    The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman.  We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized…

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

A young woman plays a gramophone in an air raid shelter in north London during 1940 ~

A young woman plays a gramophone in an air raid shelter in north London, 1940 ~

Germany never fully utilize women for the total war.  Photos show some contribution of women to Germany's war effort.

Germany never fully utilize women for the total war. Photos show some contribution of women to Germany's war effort.

Documents found in Germany’s Federal Archive have revealed "bride schools" once used to turn young women into perfect Nazi wives. A 6-week program on how to cook, sew, iron, breed children, and worship Der Fuhrer, Adolph Hitler was required for those who wanted to marry SS officers: http://wapo.st/1eJqBpv

Documents found in Germany’s Federal Archive have revealed "bride schools"

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