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Somehow it seemed brutal to intrude upon the privacy of these terror-stricken people, but I did my job. I was making a documentary record of a thing that was really happening. I was impressed by Warsaw's will to survive.   - Julien Bryan in Siege (1940)

Photographer Julien Bryan comforting ten-year-old Polish girl Kazimiera Mika whose sister had just been killed by strafing German aircraft, near Warsaw, 13 Sep 1939

When Eli Sagir, who is now 21, showed her grandfather, Yosef Diamant - Auchwitz survivor - the new tattoo on her left forearm four years ago, he bent his head to kiss it. (The pictures in this series are so beautiful and speak volumes!)

A Tattoo to Remember

When Eli Sagir, who is now showed her grandfather, Yosef Diamant - Auchwitz survivor - the new tattoo on her left forearm four years ago, he bent his head to kiss it. (The pictures in this series are so beautiful and speak volumes!) What an amazing legacy

Hitler’s Waldo: The German who didn’t give a F**k - Just a photograph of your average Nazi rally in Hitler Germany. Or is it?  At the launch of a German army vessel in 1936, attended by Adolf Hitler himself, the crowd was doing their best impression of brainwashed Nazi enthusiasts and saluting Der Fuhrer. But at a closer look, the photograph shows one man who was not impressed.

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.

1887, when Thérèse Martin (Mother Teresa) was fourteen years old.

Amazing photo of Mother Teresa as a child! She was the youngest child of Nikola and Drane Bojaxhiu and was originally named 'Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu'. Agnes received her first communion at the age of five.a living saint in my time.

Iconic photograph: "Wait For Me Daddy," by Claude P. Dettloff, October 1, 1940: A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother's hand to reach out for his father. (H/t Jodi P)  Via: vancouverhistory.ca

40 Of The Most Powerful Photographs Ever Taken

WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.

American Marine comforts orphaned Vietnamese child, 1969

Vietnam War - an American soldier holds a Vietnamese child, who fell asleep in the soldier's arms.

France, WWII.  This is one of the most beautiful photographs I have ever seen in my entire life.

Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February

After being released from Soviet captivity a former German soldier was reunited with the daughter he hadn’t seen for 12 years, West Germany 1956

By Helmuth Pirath - Prize World Press Photo of the Year 1956 - CountryWest Germany Place Caption - A German World War II prisoner, released by the Soviet Union, is reunited with his daughter. The child had not seen her father since she was one-year-old.

Goodbye

Goodbye at Pennsylvania Station, 1944 photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt

Peter Schiff, Anne Frank's childhood crush. He died at Auschwitz. Peter Schiff 1939, discovered 2008.

Discovered: 2008 Taken: 1939 In Anne Frank’s Diary Anne called Peter Schiff her “one true love.” In 1940 at the age of 11 she writes ‘Peter was the ideal boy: tall, slim and good-looking, with a serious, quiet and intelligent face.

This is Kazimiera Mika, this is the woman who saw her sister dying in a field.

This is Kazimiera Mika, this is the woman who saw her sister dying in a field.

Twitter / HistoryInPics: A soldier rescuing Vietnamese children

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This image shows an American soldier risking his life to save two Vietnamese children during a fight. This is bravery. A man risking his life to save the enemy's children Only The American Soldier Would Do This !

A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. IWM

EVERY DAY HERO. A female air-warden carries a little girl after she had been rescued from her bombed home. England, The Second World War. The terror on this little girl's face breaks my heart!

Dorothy Counts, another role model. I admire the way she didn't react and held her head high as everyone picked on her. The first one in the whole country, too.

And there are plenty who would bring back this idiotic prejudice. Dorothy Counts - The First Black Girl To Attend An All White School In The United States - Being Teased And Taunted By Her White Male Peers At Charlotte’s Harry Harding High School, 1957

Mary Ellen Wilson (1864–1956) or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. As an eight-year old, she was severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

Mary Ellen Wilson or sometimes Mary Ellen McCormack was an American whose case of child abuse led to the creation of the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. - Severely abused by her foster parents, Francis and Mary Connolly.

Female Pilot of the US Women's Air Force Service, 1943. The women who served as Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) flew military aircraft during non-combat missions throughout the United States' involvement in World War II.

“A pilot of the U. Women’s Air Force Service at Avenger Field, Texas, in by Peter Stackpole (via LIFE) Happy Women's History Month!

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