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The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

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 (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…

Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII.  She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war.  Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were:  "I shoot better than you."  WOW

Hannie Schaft, part of the Dutch resistance movement in WWII. She was arrested just 3 weeks before the end of the war. Her last words to her executioners, between the first and second bullets, were: "I shoot better than you." WOW

Marie Curie, the only woman to hold two Nobel Prizes (1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry). Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history.

Marie Curie, the only woman to hold two Nobel Prizes (1903 Nobel Prize in Physics and the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry). Marie Curie was honored for her work in both Physics & Chemistry and her pioneering research in radioactivity changed history.

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

Amelia Earhart - she was a nurse's aid in Toronto, CA during WW1. Many of her…

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

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

The man who gave Oscar Schindler the names of more than 1,000 Jews who he would save during the Holocaust has died at the age of 91.    Mietek Pemper was just 19 when the Nazis invaded Poland. Along with many other Jews from Krakow, he was sent to Plaszow concentration camp the Nazis selected him to act as personal typist to its commandant Amon Goeth

The man who gave Oscar Schindler the names of more than 1,000 Jews who he would save during the Holocaust has died at the age of 91. Mietek Pemper was just 19 when the Nazis invaded Poland. Along with many other Jews from Krakow, he was sent to Plaszow concentration camp the Nazis selected him to act as personal typist to its commandant Amon Goeth

Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy and 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage…

Harriet Tubman, slave, abolitionist, spy and 1st woman to lead an armed expedition during war. Born into slavery, she was beaten, 'hired out' and suffered seizures from being hit by a heavy weight. After escaping, she later made ~19 trips to rescue a total of over 300 slaves, sometimes using the Underground Railroad. Called 'Black Moses', she carried a gun and threatened to shoot any slave who would turn back. She was a Union spy during the Civil War and struggled for women's suffrage…

When the Nazis began the mass executions of Jews of Belorussia in 1941, Tuvia Bielski fled to the Naliboki forest with his brothers, setting up a well-organized partisan unit with far-reaching impact. Insisting that rescue and resistance go together, Tuvia Bielksi never turned away any Jew, young or old, healthy or in need of medical attention. Over 1,200 men, women, and children ultimately survived, making the Bielksi partisans the largest armed rescuers of Jews by Jews

When the Nazis began the mass executions of Jews of Belorussia in 1941, Tuvia Bielski fled to the Naliboki forest with his brothers, setting up a well-organized partisan unit with far-reaching impact. Insisting that rescue and resistance go together, Tuvia Bielksi never turned away any Jew, young or old, healthy or in need of medical attention. Over 1,200 men, women, and children ultimately survived, making the Bielksi partisans the largest armed rescuers of Jews by Jews

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