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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.

Jews are gathered at the intersection of Karmelicka and Nowolipki Streets in the Warsaw ghetto

Die Wahrheit soll leben – das Untergrundarchiv im Warschauer Ghetto

Prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp are kept naked while waiting for surgery, April 16, 1945 Photo credit: Jules Rouard — at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp are kept naked while waiting for surgery, April 1945 Photo credit: Jules Rouard — at Buchenwald concentration camp.

Ww2 • Lydia Litvyak, one of two Russian pilots who were the World’s Only Female Fighting Aces During Ww2

"Katya Budanova (Катя Буданова), was a fighter pilot in the Soviet Air Force during World War II. With 11 air victories, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces along with Lydia Litvyak." She chose fighter ace over fashion model, apparently.

Polish partisans of the Chrobry II group

SEP 14 1944 Red Army Poles join the Warsaw Uprising Armia Krajowa soldiers fighting during the Warsaw Uprising. One man is armed with Błyskawica machine pistol.

Krszystof Baczysnki, Polish poet and Resistance fighter. Died in 1944 during the Warsaw Uprising.

Krszystof Baczyński, Polish poet and Resistance fighter. Died in 1944 during the Warsaw Uprising.

Women Heroes of WWII: Maria von Maltzan: The German Countess Who Hid Jews

The History Girls: Maria von Maltzan - a German resistance heroine, by Leslie Wilson. "Women Heroes of World War II" by Kathryn Attwood

Two Dutch kids get some much needed food from an allied soldier (Jan 1st, 1945)

Why we won the war - the Germans tried to starve the Dutch - Netherlands liberation - soldier (probably Canadian) shares his food with two dutch kids.

Belgian rescuer, Marie-Josephe Dincq, poses with Marguerite-Rose Birnbaum, a Jewish child she is hiding. Her husband, Pierre Dincq was a member of the resistance. He was captured and died in Dachau.

Belgian rescuer, Marie-Josephe Dincq, poses with Marguerite-Rose Birnbaum, a Jewish child she is hiding. Her husband, Pierre Dincq was a member of the resistance. He was captured and died in Dachau.

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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