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Churchill's favorite  spy,  Christine Granville's most devastating weapon was her ability to charm men and always had a knife strapped to her thigh

The spy who loved men: She was Churchill's favourite spy, the inspiration for Bond's lover in Casino Royale, and always had a knife strapped to her thigh

Churchill's favorite spy, Christine Granville's most devastating weapon was her ability to charm men and always had a knife strapped to her thigh. Vesper from Casino Royale is based on her character

Semmy Woortman-Glasoog with Lientje, a 9-month-old Jewish girl she hid. Woortman-Glasoog was active in a network which found foster homes, hiding places, and false papers for Jewish children. She was later named "Righteous Among the Nations." Amsterdam, the Netherlands, between 1942 and 1944.  — Gay Block and Malka Drucker

Semmy Woortman-Glasoog with Lientje, a Jewish girl she hid. Woortman-Glasoog was active in a network which found foster homes, hiding places, and false papers for Jewish children. She was later named "Righteous Among the Nations.

Krosno w Województwo podkarpackie

Krosno w Województwo podkarpackie

'Muslim Schindler' who risked life to save Iranian Jews in wartime Paris

'Muslim Schindler' who risked life to save Iranian Jews in wartime Paris

A new book tells how a Muslim diplomat risked everything to help Iranian Jews escape Nazi-occupied Paris and the death camps.

Poland was founded in 966 CE by Mieszko I who belonged to the Piast Dynasty

Poland was founded in 966 CE by Mieszko I who belonged to the Piast Dynasty

On the evening of Purim 1943, inmates of the camp did not have the traditional Megillah scroll of the Book of Esther to read from. Zvi Hershel Weiss, who according to his son Shmuel Yitzhak was known for his sense of humor and his love of joking around, hand wrote a text in Yiddish, combining the story in the Book of Esther with the story of the inmates. Zvi read the manuscript accompanied by music, and that is how the Ilia camp celebrated Purim in 1943.

On the evening of Purim inmates of the camp did not have the traditional…

Polish Girl Scouts in Persia (Iran) in 1943. Their families had been exiled to Siberia at the start of WW2. An amnesty was later announced and the families fled south to meet up with other Poles to form a southern army. Some of these girls would later be living in Africa.  Do please read the website this photo came from. It's a part of WW2 history

Polish Girl Scouts in Persia (Iran) in 1943. Their families had been exiled to Siberia at the start of WW2. An amnesty was later announced and the families fled south to meet up with other Poles to form a southern army. Some of these girls would later be living in Africa. Do please read the website this photo came from. It's a part of WW2 history

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowd, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

This is Sigmund Sobolewski the 88th prisoner of Auschwitz. He arrived on the first train and survived for five years before the camp was lib...

This is Sigmund Sobolewski the 88th prisoner of Auschwitz. He arrived on the first train and survived for five years before the camp was liberated.

This is Sigmund Sobolewski the prisoner of Auschwitz. He arrived on the first train and survived for five years before the camp was lib.

Hieronim Mikołaj Radziwiłł (Jerome) was a wealthy Polish aristocrat when he married Archduchess Renata of Austria in 1909. His Serene Highness Prince Jerome was captured by the Soviets near the end of WWII and died at age 60 in a Soviet labor camp.

Hieronim Mikołaj Radziwiłł (Jerome) was a wealthy Polish aristocrat when he married Archduchess Renata of Austria in His Serene Highness Prince Jerome, was captured by the Soviets near the end of WWII and died at age 60 in a Soviet labor camp.

Faces of the Warsaw Uprising and the Warsaw Resistance, 1944

Faces of the Warsaw Uprising and the Warsaw Resistance, 1944 <--- the guy on the bottom left looks kinda like putin!

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