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Oct. 16, 1941  A Jewish mother and her two children herded for mass execution, in Lubny, Ukraine

A young Jewish mother and her two children sit among a large group of Jews from Lubny (Ukraine) herded for mass execution.

Bergen Belsen, Germany, A female survivor whose face was injured, April 1945. - Yad Vashem Photo Archive

The Liberation of Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, April A young woman photographed two days after the British entered the camp; her face still bearing the scars of a terrible beating by the SS guards.

Siauliai, Lithuania, A female partisan before her execution.

A Lithuanian partisan, captured by the SS, awaits her execution

The Jews of Lubny and the surrounding area were ordered to gather with their personal belongings on 16/10/1941. They were led to a site out of town and were murdered on the same day. PK Johannes Haehle

Lubny, Ukraine, A woman & children waiting at the assembly point before being murdered, The Jews of Lubny & the surrounding area were ordered to gather with their personal belongings on They were led to a site out of town & were murdered on the same day

In mid-December, 1941, the edge of the ditch is the killing site on Skede beach, near Liepaja. Once shot in the back of the head, the victims fall into the mass grave.

In mid-December, the edge of the ditch is the killing site on Skede beach, near Liepaja, Latvia. Once shot in the back of the head, the victims fall into the mass grave.

Dr. Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwitz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He faked experiments to keep the prisoners from being gassed, refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape. . At risk of his own life, he did what he could to save as many as he could. He was later put on trial, but because of so many Jewish witnesses stating his goodness to them, he was completely acquitted.B/W Photo Colourised by…

Hans Munch, called the "Good Man Of Auschwictz", was the only doctor who helped the prisoners from the inside. He refused to choose those to be killed at risk of his own life, and even helped some escape.

Mala Zimetbaum and Edward (Edek) Galinski - also known as Romeo and Juliet from Birkenau. A Jewish woman, Mala, and Polish political prisoner, Edek – both arrested and sent to Auschwitz. They met, they fall in love in a place which was all about death and destruction. Together, they escaped in June 1944 to a nearby town. Soon after their escape, Edek watched from a distance as Mala was arrested in a store where she was trying to buy bread. Edek turned himself in, and both were executed.

Mala Zimetbaum and Edward (Edek) Galinski - also known as Romeo and Juliet from Birkenau. Most romantic and tragic history of love ever: Jewish woman (of Polish origin) and Polish political prisoner – both arrested and sent to Auschwitz concentration.

Waiting for boxcars to Treblinka

Jews at the umschlagplatz waiting for boxcars to Treblinka.

Erich Mußfeldt was assigned to serve at Auschwitz I of Auschwitz Concentration Camp in mid-1940, then in late 1941 he was transferred to Majdanek Concentration Camp, where he assumed the role of the chief of the crematorium. In May 1944, he returned to Auschwitz as the supervising officer of the Jewish Sonderkommando in Crematorium II and III at the Auschwitz II-Birkenau camp. Starting in Aug 1944, he served on the front lines, but in early Apr 1945 he was assigned to Flossenbürg.

Erich Mußfeldt

Erich Muhsfeldt was a Nazi war criminal as an SS-Oberscharführer and…

Photograph of room of shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp and extermination camp near Lublin, Poland.

Now 20 SS concentration camp guards face justice almost 70 years after their crimes at Nazi prison which killed 360,000 Jews

Room full of shoes of murdered Jewish children at Majdanek, the Nazi concentration camp and extermination camp near Lublin, Poland.

Wardens doing their best to keep up the Christmas cheer in a bunker beneath a central London cinema Picture: GETTY IMAGES

In pictures: Underground London during the Second World War

In pictures: Underground London during the Second World War - Telegraph Wardens doing their best to keep up the Christmas cheer in a bunker beneath a central London cinema Picture: GETTY IMAGES

World War Two History Events Printable by HONResourcesShop on Etsy

World War Two History Events Printable Timeline Poster - We don't win wars by making deals but by punishing the guilty & setting free the captive.

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