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The Swastikas, a Canadian girls' hockey team from Edmonton circa Before it became associated with the Nazis, swastikas had been used for hundreds of years as a symbol of good luck and prosperity

vintage everyday: 1910s

The 1908 San Francisco YMCA basketball team proudly displaying their swastikas.

Red Swastika Society member - 世界紅卍字會 - 維基百科,自由的百科全書

Red Swastika Society - "transnational world redemptive society" based on Daoist beliefs - philanthropy, moral education, hospital and medical care. Burials during Nanjing Massacre.

“ Does anyone know or seen him? ”. A mother searching for her son in post-war Germany, in 1945

ostfeldzug: “ “Who knows him?” A mother searches for her son in postwar Germany, 1946 Heinz was last seen around Poland as the Red Army overran his position.

Not only did Hitler forever ruin a perfectly good mustache, he also ruined one of the classic good-luck symbols -- the swastika. Once upon a time, it was as common a symbol to see on a team uniform as the five-pointed star is now.    So, for instance, here's the 1909 Chilocco Indian Agricultural School basketball team:

18 Old-Timey Photos You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – This year the African American Military Museum will be honoring women veterans as part of their Black History month celebrations. This Thursday, January 29, the museum will host a kick-off party for women veterans from the Pine ... Read More

HATTIESBURG, Miss. – This year the African American Military Museum will be honoring women veterans as part of their Black History month celebrations. This Thursday, January the museum will host a kick-off party for women veterans from the Pine .

A survivor looks out a barred window at the Hadamar Institute. Hadamar was one of six institutes used by the Nazis during the “T4 Operation”. T4 was the codename for euthanasia activities performed by German doctors on the mentally and physically disabled, children of mixed marriages, geriatrics, disabled soldiers and other people unworthy of life. Patients were gassed or killed by overdose or starvation. Between 1939 and 1945, 200,000 people died under T4 guidelines.

A survivor looks out a barred window at the Hadamar Institute. Hadamar was one…

World War II , Nazi Germany, German Nurses in front of a Cafe about 1940

World War II , Nazi Germany, German Nurses in front of a Cafe about

British mock the Nazis with the Nazis’ own propaganda footage, 1935--great for teaching history or propaganda

British mock the Nazis with the Nazis’ own propaganda footage, 1935

Bronka Klibanski, 1942.  Jewish resistance. She obtained critical weapons for the Bialystok ghetto revolt, gathered intelligence, rescued other Jews and saved the secret archive of the ghetto; continued her underground activities after the Bialystok ghetto was destroyed, working with five young women to continue rescuing & helping Jews. They also smuggled weapons, supplies and medicine to the partisans in the forests near Bialystok, and were awarded medals as heroines of the USSR after the…

Bronka Klibanski, 1942 A courier for the Jewish Resistance in the Bialystok ghetto of Poland. She obtained weapons, gathered intelligence, rescued other Jews and saved the secret archive of the ghetto.

WW II - French woman vents her anger towards a German POW with a kick as he is escorted to a prisoner of war collection center by French soldiers, August 28 1944.

WW II - French woman vents her anger towards a German POW with a kick as he is escorted to a prisoner of war collection center by French soldiers, August 28

"The Holocaust Chronicle" web site has a staggering amount of information, including a detailed timeline, & every word & image that appeared originally in the print edition of The Holocaust Chronicle, published by Publications International, Ltd in April 2000.  The 800 pages & over 1,800 images can be searched & viewed in a number of ways.   While difficult to dwell on, this horrific piece of history must be carefully examined & never forgotten.

Amazing resource for WWII Holocaust primary documents. Powerful historical information.

Every person who wants to be literate in history should know about these powerful women rulers -- queens, pharaohs, empresses.

13 Powerful Women Rulers Everyone Should Know

ch 18 Biography of the Empress Theodora: about the Byzantine ruler Theodora, a powerful woman whose story is told primarily by Procopius.

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