War

War means suffering, for anyone even near it. It's pointless.
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Father Petar "Pero" Brzica (born ca. 1917) one of the guards in the Jasenovac concentration camp. He held the rank of Lieutenant. He is notorious for having won a contest in which he used a curve-bladed knife, also called a srbosjek, to kill newly-arrived concentration camp prisoners. Brzica boasted of winning the contest by killing the largest number of prisoners - 1360 people. Source: http://nekropole.info/en/Petar-Brzica In case of reproduction the hyperlink to source is mandatory.
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Yad Vashem: the page is not found
Warsaw, Poland. Rovenek Reisfus, nephew of the submitter, 1938. Perished in the Holocaust
John Withers. The Black World War II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau concentration camp. They were reunited decades later, sharing their experiences with their families. Army Supply, Gi Bill, Dachau, Interesting History, American Heroes, Dieselpunk, Wesley, History Facts
John L. Withers, 91; Sheltered Two Young Victims of WWII
John Withers. The Black World War II veteran risked a dishonorable discharge and the loss of his academic career in order to hide and save two dying Jewish teens he liberated from the Dachau concentration camp. They were reunited decades later, sharing their experiences with their families.
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The Civil War, Part 2: The People
Confederate Soldiers on the march through enemy occupied Frederick, Maryland in 1862. This is a very rare photo.
a group of men in hats and suits posing for a photo with one holding a cup
Confederate Soldiers, 1861. (fineartamerica.com)
a group of men standing next to each other wearing uniforms and holding baseball bats in their hands
African American Civil War Soldiers
vietnam war uniform guide - Google Search Military, Vietnam, Military Equipment, Vietnam Veterans, Vietnam War Photos, Military Gear, Troops
Vietnam War AN PRC-25 RTO (Around 1967)
vietnam war uniform guide - Google Search
Another creepy photo of Hitler with a child: Twelve-year-old Helga Goebbels, who was killed by her parents in the Berlin bunker as the Nazi empire crumbled. Albert Einstein, Empire, Joseph Goebbels, Deutschland, Einstein
Another creepy photo of Hitler with a child: Twelve-year-old Helga Goebbels, who was killed by her parents in the Berlin bunker as the Nazi empire crumbled.
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Magda Goebbels - Wikipedia
Johanna Maria Magdalena "Magda" Goebbels, wife of Dr Paul Joseph Goebbels, Germany's Reich Minister of Propaganda from 1933 to 1945. After the Soviet Red Army entered Berlin, she was offered to have her children (Helga, Hilde, Helmut, Holde, Hedda and Heide) escape the bunker. She refused. "I would rather have my children die, than live in disgrace, jeered at". She drugged them with morphine and then killed them by cyanide. She and Joseph Goebbels then committed suicide.
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Goebbels children
two men are hugging each other in front of a brick wall and trees, while another man is wearing a hat
A Polish man embraces an Allied soldier, kissing his cheek, after...
April 1945: A Polish man embraces an Allied soldier, kissing his cheek, after being liberated from a Nazi forced labor camp in Germany during World War II. (Photo by Tony Vaccaro/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
black and white photograph of men in uniforms standing on train tracks, with one man holding a violin
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Two interned Roma boys play violins for departing and arriving detainees at a camp (possibly Beaune-la-Rolande transit camp or Pithiviers internment camp) in German-occupied France. The genocide of Roma people cost the lives approximately 220,000 to 1,500,000, most of whom died in concentration camps, with thousands more interned in camps and ghettos throughout occupied territories. France. Circa 1940-1944.
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Ukrainians from Kovel taken to Germany to work as slave labourers (Ostarbeiter) Read more: http://histomil.com
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Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race
Stolen by the Nazis: The tragic tale of 12,000 blue-eyed blond children taken by the SS to create an Aryan super-race Folker Heinecke
black and white photograph of two men sitting next to each other, one holding a trumpet
A teenager German gunner receives a pat down after surrendering to the US Army near Berlin, April 1945. Note the boy standing on the right who is wearing army boots but civilian clothing waiting his turn.
German grenadier ready to throw "potato masher" grenade Stielhandgranate-24 somewhere on the Eastern Front. The grenade was a weapon the German Army had integrated closely with small unit fighting -- and the grenade was always on the very front line.
German grenadier ready to throw "potato masher" grenade Stielhandgranate-24 somewhere on the Eastern Front. The grenade was a weapon the German Army had integrated closely with small unit fighting -- and the grenade was always on the very front line.
Type of German prisoner captured in the new push (1918)        Type of German prisoner captured in the new push    German prisoner, during World War I. He is wearing a cloth or wool cap and a tunic style jacket. His spectacles, held on by 'ear-bands', reflect the scene in front of him. The closeness of the subject forces one to look at his face and into his eyes.    This image is more documentary than most of the official propaganda photographs and seems to provide us with a more honest account of war and the people involved. Despite the biased caption, this very real and striking portrait refuses to demonise the enemy.            German prisoner, during World War I. He is wearing a cloth or wool cap and a tunic style jacket. His spectacles, held on by 'ear-bands', reflect the scene in front of him. The closeness of the subject forces one to look at his face and into his eyes.    This image is more documentary than most of the official propaganda photographs and seems to provide us with a more honest account of war and the people involved. Despite the biased caption, this very real and striking portrait refuses to demonise the enemy. Portraits, Photographer, Fotografie, German, Wwi, Soldier
Type of German prisoner captured in the new push
Type of German prisoner captured in the new push (1918) Type of German prisoner captured in the new push German prisoner, during World War I. He is wearing a cloth or wool cap and a tunic style jacket. His spectacles, held on by 'ear-bands', reflect the scene in front of him. The closeness of the subject forces one to look at his face and into his eyes. This image is more documentary than most of the official propaganda photographs and seems to provide us with a more honest account of war and the people involved. Despite the biased caption, this very real and striking portrait refuses to demonise the enemy. German prisoner, during World War I. He is wearing a cloth or wool cap and a tunic style jacket. His spectacles, held on by 'ear-bands', reflect the scene in front of him. The closeness of the subject forces one to look at his face and into his eyes. This image is more documentary than most of the official propaganda photographs and seems to provide us with a more honest account of war and the people involved. Despite the biased caption, this very real and striking portrait refuses to demonise the enemy.
many people are sitting on the ground in front of piles of books and papers that have been strewn all over the street
People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, tickertape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1945. [847x1280]
People sit on the curb amongst the confetti, ticker-tape and paper from the parade celebrating the end of WWII in NYC on VJ Day. August 14, 1945.
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On April 19, 1943, the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising began when Nazi forces attempted to clear out the Jewish ghetto in Warsaw, Poland, to send them to concentration camps. The Germans were met by gunfire from Jewish resistance fighters who held off the Nazis for 28 days before Warsaw was demolished and they were sent to concentration camps. How might history have changed if other countries had come to their aid? These two women were members of the Jewish resistance...
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Warsaw 1941, in the Ghetto
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Warsaw Uprising
Warsaw Uprising A female Polish partisan, September 1944....
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[Photo] Young Polish insurgent fighter, Warsaw, Poland, Aug 1944
Young Polish insurgent fighter. Warsaw, August 1944.
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Poland’s Home Army
The Warsaw Uprising
Vietnamese woman with a gun to her head, Vietnam War, 1969 (Keystone / Hulton Images / Getty) http://asianhistory.about.com/od/vietnam/ss/The-Vietnam-War-American-War-in-Photos_17.htm Harbin, Chiến Tranh Việt Nam, Nixon, Picture
What Everyone Should Know About the Vietnam War
Vietnamese woman with a gun to her head, Vietnam War, 1969 (Keystone / Hulton Images / Getty) http://asianhistory.about.com/od/vietnam/ss/The-Vietnam-War-American-War-in-Photos_17.htm
US Air Force First Lieutenant being held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl, Vietnam War, 1967 Vietnam Voyage, North Vietnam, South Vietnam, American War
US Air Force First Lieutenant being held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl, Vietnam War, 1967
US Air Force First Lieutenant being held captive by a young North Vietnamese girl, Vietnam War, 1967
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A Vietnamese woman carries her children and possessions on bamboo pole as she tries to escape fierce fighting in the Cholon suburb of Saigon during the Viet Cong Mini Tet offensive of the Vietnam War in May 1968 --- Image by © Nik Wheeler/Corbis
an old photo of a person wearing a pilot's mask and holding a propellor
BRITISH AIRSHIP PILOTS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR
BRITISH AIRCRAFT PILOTS hand dropped the first bombs until the introduction of the bomb rack on the fighters and the giant bombers.
three different views of an old brick wall with some rust on the top and bottom
European coat of plates from a mass grave, battle of Visby, fought in July 1361 on the Swedish Baltic island of Gotland, between invading Danish troops and the local, Gutnish, forces. The Danish won a decisive victory. Due to the heat, the dead had to be disposed of quickly, and many were buried in their armour. The archaeological excavation of one of the mass graves, in the 1930s, revealed over 1000 skeletons.
three young boys in jail cells with their faces obscured by the bars and name tags
The photographer at Auschwitz: Man forced to take chilling images of inmates and their Nazi guards was haunted until his death at 94
The photographer at Auschwitz: Man forced to take chilling images of inmates and their Nazi guards was haunted until his death at 94 - Wilhelm Brasse took some 40,000-50,000 photographs inside Aushwitz for the Nazis including these shots of Czeslawa Kwoka after she was beaten by a guard. Mr Brasse hid the negatives which were used to convict the very Nazis who commissioned them.
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Children of the Holocaust
a group of people standing around a man laying on the ground
Holocaust
an old black and white photo of a man walking with two dogs on a dirt road
Великая Отечественная война
June 1944 . 1st Ukrainian Front . Dog team carries a wounded soldier to a hospital.
A lone British soldier stands up to his knees in spent shell cases. France, WWI. British Soldier, Rare Historical Photos
A lone British soldier stands up to his knees in spent shell cases. France, WWI.
American soldiers walk by row after row of corpses lying on the ground beside barracks at the Nazi concentration camp at Nordhausen, Germany, on April 17, 1945. The camp is located about 70 miles west of Leipzig. As the camp was liberated on April 12, the U.S. Army found more than 3,000 bodies, and a handful of survivors. World, Leipzig, Flickr
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American soldiers walk by row after row of corpses lying on the ground beside barracks at the Nazi concentration camp at Nordhausen, Germany, on April 17, 1945. The camp is located about 70 miles west of Leipzig. As the camp was liberated on April 12, the U.S. Army found more than 3,000 bodies, and a handful of survivors.
A girl at Loborgrod concentration camp in Croatia. Jewish Girl
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A girl at Loborgrod concentration camp in Croatia.
Portrait of a young girl in the Loborgrod concentration camp wearing a Jewish badge. Jewish History, Vintage Photographs, Women, Persecution
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Portrait of a young girl in the Loborgrod concentration camp wearing a Jewish badge.
an old black and white photo of a young boy
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Portrait of a young boy in the Loborgrod concentration camp wearing a Jewish badge.
an old woman with tattoos on her arm
Auschwitz survivor A-9603
an old black and white photo of a man with a camera strapped to his back
World War II U.S. Army Nurses Jungle Training
"Two United States Army nurses carry heavy combat packs on a eight-mile hike through the jungle as part of their training before taking up front-line war assignments. Before reporting for duty the American nurses learn how to combat jungle hazards and how to care both for themselves and their patients under all conditions."
Dachau, May 1945, SS soldiers killed by inmates during the liberation. Ww2 Pictures, Historical Pictures
Yad Vashem: the page is not found
Dachau, May 1945, SS soldiers killed by inmates during the liberation.
an image of soldiers on the ground with one man holding something in his hand and another person kneeling down next to him
War Never Changes
Wounded german soldier and a dismembered limb in foreground. Eastern front. WW 2. Rare color photo.
a man standing in front of a metal box
American Soldier Views the Gas Chambers
A soldier from the U.S. 7th Army looks at the door to a gas chamber in the Dachau camp
multiple images of different facial expressions on the same person's face, each with their own expression
Random Pictures Of The Day - 50 Pics
Random Pictures Of The Day – 50 Pics
a large group of people walking down a street next to tall brick buildings on either side of a road
Ghosts of war - Veghel, Shadows
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Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland
Auschwitz Concentration Camp, Poland. World War II
people are standing on the sidewalk in front of some buildings with steam coming out of them
Ghosts of War
an old brick building with graffiti on the front door and steps leading up to it
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Ghosts of war - Poland; Survivors
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Ghosts of war - Veghel, Celebrations then and now
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Ghosts of war - Veghel, Shadows then and now