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Ceremonia religiosa judía del Shavuot en el campo de concentración de Buchenwald, poco después de la liberación (18 de mayo de 1945). Via Perry J Greenbaum: The Rabbi At Buchenwald Shouts For Freedom

American chaplain Rabbi Hershel Schacter conducts Shavuot services for Buchenwald survivors shortly after liberation. (May 1945

Monique Netter-Monique was only 7 when she was sadly murdered at Auschwitz-Birenkau on April 15, 1944.

Monique Netter-Monique was only 7 when she was sadly murdered at Auschwitz-Birenkau on April

Oskar Schindler (1908-1974) was a German industrialist, spy, and member of the Nazi Party who is credited with saving the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his factories located in occupied Poland and the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. He is buried in Jerusalem on Mount Zion, the only former member of the Nazi Party to be honored in this way. For his wartime rescue work, in 1963 Schindler was named Righteous Among the Nations, an award bestowed by the State…

Oskar Schindler was an ethnic German Industrialist. He is credited with saving Jews during the Holocaust by employing them in his Enamelware and Ammunations factories. He was the Subject of the 1993 film "Schindler's List".

Katalin Kellerman.Katalin was sadly murdered at Auschwitz Death Camp on July 7, 1944 at age 7.

Katalin was viciously murdered at Auschwitz Death Camp on July 1944 at age

General Omar Nelson "Brad" Bradley ultimo General del ejercito de los Estados Unidos.

Omar Bradley was born on February in Clark, Missouri. In he graduated from West Point. He commanded all US troops in the Normandy Invasion. In he was named the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

German soldiers surrender at Stalingrad in February 1943 - the battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of the war - This Day in WWII History: Jan 24, 1943: Von Paulus to Hitler: Let us surrender!

German soldier`s surrender at Stalingrad in Feb 1943 . The battle of Stalingrad was the turning point of the war . This Day in History : Jan 24 1943 : Von Paulus to Hitler : " Let us surrender !

Oskar Schindler's grave. Each stone represents a life saved or desceded from…

Oskar Schindler requested to be buried in Jerusalem, stating "My Children Are Here." Stones placed on top of the grave are a sign of gratitude from Jewish visitors. His grave reads Oskar Schindler, Righteous Among the Nations.

Nazi photographer Hugo Jaeger took a portfolio of pictures in the Warsaw and Kutno ghettos. We cannot be sure whether his motive was callousness, compassion, or mere curiosity. In a vivid and sad image, this beautiful young woman was caught in a moment of time amidst the horror. Her name and fate are unknown.

Images from Nazi Controlled Poland in 1940 by Hitler's personal photographer Hugo Jaeger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty ImagesUnidentified woman, Kutno, Nazi-occupied Poland, 1939

The Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Liberated 4/15/45 by the British. 70,000 prisoners died there. 35,000 of typhus in the first few months of 1945, including Anne Frank. Soldiers found 53,000 inmates - most acutely sick and starving. The BBC reported,"...A mother, driven mad, screamed at a British sentry to give her milk for her child, and thrust the tiny mite into his arms, then ran off, crying terribly. He opened the bundle and found the baby had been dead for days."…

Women and children, some of over concentration camp inmates liberated by the British in a barrack at Bergen-Belsen, Germany, 1945

Tzipora Wiesel was only seven years old when she was put to her death. She was born to father, Shlomo Wiesel, and mother, Sarah Wiesel, in 1937. Tzipora was the youngest of four children. She had two older sisters, Hilda and Beatrice Wiesel, and had one older brother, Eliezer Wiesel. The Nazis saw Tzipora as too young to work, and therefore she was sent to the gas chambers and put to her death.

Nov 1941 : A Studio portrait of a young Jewish girl, Eva Nemova from Prague shortly before her deportation. Eva was born in 1937 and she later died at Auschwitz in

A freed prisoner beating a German camp guard at the liberated Dachau Concentration Camp in 1945.

A freed Jewish prisoner expresses his rage and beats down a German guard at the liberated Dachau Concentration Camp. An American soldier looks on and does not interfere.

"In 1943, Maria von Maltzan, a German aristocrat, took Hans Hirschel, her Jewish lover into her Berlin apartment to hide him from the Nazis. It was the time when the last Jews were supposed to be 'cleansed' out of Berlin. Since Hans had ingeniously faked his own suicide, he was registered as dead, and for a long while, no suspicion fell on Maria; until one day..." Read the rest of the story at the link.

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

U.S. Army chaplain Father Emil Joseph Kapaun, who died May 23, 1951, in a North Korean prisoner of war camp, is pictured in an undated photo. The Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military award for bravery, awarded to the priest posthumously at the White House April 11.

Today, President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to selfless Korean War chaplain Father Emil Kapaun (pictured). He died in a North Korean prisoner of war camp after staying behind to help a wounded soldier