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Wiesław Chrzanowski (20 December 1923 – 29 April 2012) - a Polish politician and lawyer, a member of the Polish anti-Nazi resistance organiz...

Wiesław Chrzanowski Dec 1923 – 29 Apr of the Polish Home Army’s “Anna” Company of the “Gustaw” Battalion, photographed on the balcony of a townhouse in September and he somehow still managed to look hella handsome even in the midst of the Warsaw Uprising.

Victorian portraits .... I don't know what he said to her, but it sure got a reaction! I just love this - puts a smile on my face!

Victorian photo booth

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Cette image est touchante;: en pleine destruction de la ville, une jeune fille se regarde dans un miroir. Elle ne voit plus le désastre qui l'entoure.  September 1944. Warsaw Uprising: Girl with a mirror after air raid at Złota street near Zgoda street.Photo by Eugeniusz Lokajski

lauramcphee: “ Warsaw Uprising: Girl with a mirror after air raid at Złota street, Sept 1944 (Eugeniusz Lokajski) via polish-vintage ”

Warsaw Uprising, October 1944: Exhausted Polish fighters emerge from their hiding places after the battle has been lost. Most of them would take the road to concentration camps. Although the exact number of casualties remains unknown, it is estimated that about 16,000 members of the Polish resistance were killed and about 6,000 badly wounded. In addition, between 150,000 and 200,000 Polish civilians died, mostly from mass executions.

Warsaw Uprising, October Exhausted Polish fighters emerge from their…

Armie Krakow female fighter, smiles at the camera during the Warsaw Uprising.

Nadezhda Popova (1921-2013) | 6 Incredibly Brave Women Who Fought Nazis And Won:

GERMANY Soviet female pilots of the Guards Night Bombing Regiment Nadezhda Popova and Marina Chechneva The Nazi called these brave ladies pilots.

France. 18 year old fighter during the liberation of Paris, 1944

The World Will Never Be The Same Because Of What These Women Did. This Took Serious Guts.

A women of the French resistance movement who is a member of a patrol routing out Germans snipers still left in areas of Paris France on August 29 (carrying a German Schmeisser submachinegun or

Girl-guide postmen of the “Gray Ranks” during the Warsaw Uprising, 1944. “Gray Ranks” was a codename for the underground paramilitary Polish Scouting Association during World War II.

Girl-guide postmen of the “Gray Ranks” during the Warsaw Uprising, “ was a codename for the underground paramilitary Polish Scouting Association during World War II.

Krystyna Skarbek, 1940s. This amazingly brave woman was a WW II agent for the Allies. She was very shabbily treated by them after 1945 - abandoned without resources, in effect. She was subsequently murdered by a former colleague in a Kensington hotel. Her murderer was eventually hanged for this. Countess Skarbek still owned a Kensington apartment in the early 1970s. Krystyna knew Ian Fleming and is supposed  to be the original of at least two of his 'Bond Girls' in his novels.

Christine Granville/Krystyna Skarbek SOE agent who worked with resistance groups against the Nazis

Warsaw Uprising, 1944:  Polish Home Army fighters pause for a bite and a drink. Their efforts were eventually brutally quashed by the Waffen SS, with Soviet armies watching from a close distance. Stalin wanted the Germans to eliminate free-spirited Poles. A large part of Warsaw was completely destroyed as German revenge for the uprising.

Warsaw Uprising, Polish Home Army fighters pause for a bite and a drink…

Lodz, Poland, A woman feeding a child in the ghetto.

Lodz, Poland, A woman feeding a child in the ghetto. Such a sad photo, and very sad memory for all Poles.

75 Breathtaking Photos Describe the Warsaw Uprising of 1944

[Photo] Polish civilians filing through a street in Warsaw, Poland, Aug photo 2 of note Marder II tank destroyer on left

Krystyna Skarbek (1915 – 1952) was a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who became a legend in her own time for her daring exploits in intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. She was a British agent just months before the SOE was founded in July 1940 and had been the longest serving of all British women agents during World War II. Because of her influence the SOE began to recruit increasing numbers of women agents into the organization.

Krystyna Skarbek – a Polish Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent, legendary for daring intelligence and sabotage missions to Nazi-occupied Poland and France. Longest serving British women agent during World War II.

Poland, Warsaw, 1957. First celebration of Warsaw Uprising, by men and women who fought in the insurrection, ceremonies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

railways-and-roses: “ Poland, Warsaw, First celebration of Warsaw Uprising, by men and women who fought in the insurrection, ceremonies on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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