World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.
Booty: During WWII Nazies Looted Bank Reserves of conquered countries; took gold back to Germany. Holocaust victims were stripped of valuables, including gold jewelry. Gold melted down, cast into bars w/ mark of German Central Bank, the Reichsbank, imprinted on them. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1385135/Nazi-gold-worth-500m-using-R-A-F-aerial-photos-WW2.html
Fascinating Historic Photos That Caught Our Attention This Week
Fani Haim is bidding goodby to her family members who are are being deported to Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp through Larissa city. Fani survived Auschwitz-Birkenau. Ioannina, Greece, March 24, 1944