Nazi Persecution of Soviet Prisoners of War. Column of Soviet prisoners of war from the Ukrainian front. Kharkov, Soviet Union, June 18, 1942. by juliet
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juliet Nazi Persecution of Soviet Prisoners of War. Column of Soviet prisoners of war from the Ukrainian front. Kharkov, Soviet Union, June 18, 1942.
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Speaking on Nazi attack of Soviet Union, June 22, 1941 by juliet
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juliet Speaking on Nazi attack of Soviet Union, June 22, 1941
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During the Nazi onslaught on her country in World War Two, teenage Natalya Meklin, scrounging whatever planes she could find, even bi-planes, flew 840 combat missions in less than three years time. Hero of the Soviet Union award recipient. by ruby_fowler
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ruby_fowler During the Nazi onslaught on her country in World War Two, teenage Natalya Meklin, scrounging whatever planes she could find, even bi-planes, flew 840 combat missions in less than three years time. Hero of the Soviet Union award recipient.
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A Jewish woman running screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941.Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her.On June 30, 1941, Lvov was conquered by the Germans. Pogroms against the Jews began that day, carried out by Ukranian civilians and the German Einsatzgruppe C. The Ukrainians were incited by rumors that the Jews had participated in the murders of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Soviet regime's. by penelope
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penelope A Jewish woman running screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941.Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her.On June 30, 1941, Lvov was conquered by the Germans. Pogroms against the Jews began that day, carried out by Ukranian civilians and the German Einsatzgruppe C. The Ukrainians were incited by rumors that the Jews had participated in the murders of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Soviet regime's.
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A Jewish woman running screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941.Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her.On June 30, 1941, Lvov was conquered by the Germans. Pogroms against the Jews began that day, carried out by Ukranian civilians and the German Einsatzgruppe C. The Ukrainians were incited by rumors that the Jews had participated in the murders of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Soviet regime's. In few days, some 4,000 Jews were killed. by penelope
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penelope A Jewish woman running screaming through a Lvov street during the pogroms of early July 1941.Ukrainian youths, one holding a stick, are chasing her.On June 30, 1941, Lvov was conquered by the Germans. Pogroms against the Jews began that day, carried out by Ukranian civilians and the German Einsatzgruppe C. The Ukrainians were incited by rumors that the Jews had participated in the murders of Ukrainian political prisoners in the Soviet regime's. In few days, some 4,000 Jews were killed.
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Russian prisoners of war at the end of November 1942 guarded by German tanks wait for their transport. by erna
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erna Russian prisoners of war at the end of November 1942 guarded by German tanks wait for their transport.
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Anna Frank (1929-1945). Her famous diary chronicles the events of her life from June 1942 until 1944, during the II World War. by christa
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christa Anna Frank (1929-1945). Her famous diary chronicles the events of her life from June 1942 until 1944, during the II World War.
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Pictures from the Soviet Union 1977 by surnaturel
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surnaturel Pictures from the Soviet Union 1977
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Execution by Einsatzgruppen. The Einsatzgruppen were German mobile killing units that operated within German-occupied territory after Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. The Einsatzgruppen rounded up Jews, Gypsies, the disabled, Communists, and prisoners of war and then murdered them. By the spring of 1943, it is estimated that the Einsatzgruppen had murdered approximately 1.25 million Jews and thousands of others. by kristi
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kristi Execution by Einsatzgruppen. The Einsatzgruppen were German mobile killing units that operated within German-occupied territory after Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941. The Einsatzgruppen rounded up Jews, Gypsies, the disabled, Communists, and prisoners of war and then murdered them. By the spring of 1943, it is estimated that the Einsatzgruppen had murdered approximately 1.25 million Jews and thousands of others.
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Anti drinking ads from the Soviet Union. by shauna
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shauna Anti drinking ads from the Soviet Union.
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In the spring of 1943, a mass grave containing thousands of bodies was discovered in a forest in western Russia. This alarming discovery prompted an international investigation which revealed that the remains were those of Polish military prisoners of war. Also discovered were some civilians from various walks of life-- clergymen, doctors, lawyers, engineers, teachers and others-- who had been forcibly removed from their homeland at the order of the Soviet Union by Glenci Merino
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Glenci Merino In the spring of 1943, a mass grave containing thousands of bodies was discovered in a forest in western Russia. This alarming discovery prompted an international investigation which revealed that the remains were those of Polish military prisoners of war. Also discovered were some civilians from various walks of life-- clergymen, doctors, lawyers, engineers, teachers and others-- who had been forcibly removed from their homeland at the order of the Soviet Union
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The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to Lithuania before midnight of June 14, 1940. The Soviets, using a formal pretext, demanded to allow an unspecified number of Soviet soldiers to enter the Lithuanian territory and to form a new pro-Soviet government (later known as the "People's Government"). The ultimatum and subsequent incorporation of Lithuania into the Soviet Union stemmed from the division of Eastern Europe into the German and Russian spheres of influence in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact by aurora
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aurora The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to Lithuania before midnight of June 14, 1940. The Soviets, using a formal pretext, demanded to allow an unspecified number of Soviet soldiers to enter the Lithuanian territory and to form a new pro-Soviet government (later known as the "People's Government"). The ultimatum and subsequent incorporation of Lithuania into the Soviet Union stemmed from the division of Eastern Europe into the German and Russian spheres of influence in the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact
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Portrait of a Soviet soldier with Degtyaryov machine gun in one of the thousands of destroyed houses during the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad (Volgograd), Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. 10 December 1942. by hannahmnt
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hannahmnt Portrait of a Soviet soldier with Degtyaryov machine gun in one of the thousands of destroyed houses during the Battle of Stalingrad. Stalingrad (Volgograd), Volgograd Oblast, Russia, Soviet Union. 10 December 1942.
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On the night of 21/22 June 1941, with neither an ultimatum nor a declaration of war, Germany and its allies attacked the Soviet Union in what has been described as “the most criminal military action in recorded history”. Three army groups flooded across Soviet territory without reprieve, catching the Soviet soldiers off guard and unaware. by aurora
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aurora On the night of 21/22 June 1941, with neither an ultimatum nor a declaration of war, Germany and its allies attacked the Soviet Union in what has been described as “the most criminal military action in recorded history”. Three army groups flooded across Soviet territory without reprieve, catching the Soviet soldiers off guard and unaware.
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German prisoners of war are on the streets of Kiev by karyn
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karyn German prisoners of war are on the streets of Kiev
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From July 1941, the Wehrmacht imprisoned over 100,000 Soviet prisoners of war in camps on Lüneburg Heath. The so-called "Russians' camps" at Wietzendorf, Oerbke and Bergen-Belsen did not even have the most basic forms of housing. When the POWs arrived at the camps, they were suffering from malnutrition and were insufficiently dressed. In October 1941, the Wehrmacht transferred 1,000 Soviet POWs from Wietzendorf to Neuengamme. This photograph was by dona
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dona From July 1941, the Wehrmacht imprisoned over 100,000 Soviet prisoners of war in camps on Lüneburg Heath. The so-called "Russians' camps" at Wietzendorf, Oerbke and Bergen-Belsen did not even have the most basic forms of housing. When the POWs arrived at the camps, they were suffering from malnutrition and were insufficiently dressed. In October 1941, the Wehrmacht transferred 1,000 Soviet POWs from Wietzendorf to Neuengamme. This photograph was
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Wyborg Castle, Russia. It used to be in Finland but after the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union Karelia, where the castle is located, became part of the Soviet Union, nowadays Russia. by bette
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bette Wyborg Castle, Russia. It used to be in Finland but after the Winter War between Finland and the Soviet Union Karelia, where the castle is located, became part of the Soviet Union, nowadays Russia.
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Bodies of German soldiers killed during brutal hand-to-hand fighting with troops of the Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front, Breslau, 1945. by randi
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randi Bodies of German soldiers killed during brutal hand-to-hand fighting with troops of the Soviet 1st Ukrainian Front, Breslau, 1945.
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Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka was banned by both the Soviet and Nazi regimes. It was banned in the Soviet Union for being both decadent and despairing. by EnGuzel2013
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EnGuzel2013 Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka was banned by both the Soviet and Nazi regimes. It was banned in the Soviet Union for being both decadent and despairing.
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Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later. by lottie
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lottie Richard Walther Darré speaking at a Reichsnährstand assembly in Goslar, 1937. He was one of the leading Nazi "blood and soil" (German: Blut und Boden) ideologists. He was appointed by Hitler as Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture. He served in that position from 1933 to 1942. After the war, he was briefly imprisoned and was released in 1950. He died 3 years later.
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In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn. by proteamundi
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proteamundi In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn.
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Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942. by ruby
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ruby Soviet Pe-2 bomber and crew. Soviet pilots preparing for a flight in a Pe-2 bomber during World War II. This bomber was built by the design bureau led by Soviet aviation engineer Vladimir Petlyakov (1891-1942). Photographed in Russia in June 1942.
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1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Three Confederate prisoners. CREATED/PUBLISHED 1863 July. SUMMARY Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. NOTES Reference: Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0207 by Eva0707
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Eva0707 1863 Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Three Confederate prisoners. CREATED/PUBLISHED 1863 July. SUMMARY Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. NOTES Reference: Civil War photographs, 1861-1865 / compiled by Hirst D. Milhollen and Donald H. Mugridge, Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 1977. No. 0207
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Soviet heavy tank KV, damaged under town Rossosch on the Voronezh front, 1942. by barbra
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barbra Soviet heavy tank KV, damaged under town Rossosch on the Voronezh front, 1942.
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The guards at Nazi prisoner-of-war camps were accustomed to looking for tunnels -- so they never thought to look in the attic at Colditz Castle, where, astonishingly, British prisoners had constructed a 19-foot glider from scavenged materials.    They planned to launch it from the roof, using a pulley system driven by a falling bathtub full of concrete. They hoped this would send two men soaring across the River Mulde 60 meters below... by monique
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monique The guards at Nazi prisoner-of-war camps were accustomed to looking for tunnels -- so they never thought to look in the attic at Colditz Castle, where, astonishingly, British prisoners had constructed a 19-foot glider from scavenged materials. They planned to launch it from the roof, using a pulley system driven by a falling bathtub full of concrete. They hoped this would send two men soaring across the River Mulde 60 meters below...
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Wilhelm Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. He died in Soviet captivity on 13 August 1952, from injury possibly sustained during torture. by twila
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twila Wilhelm Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. He died in Soviet captivity on 13 August 1952, from injury possibly sustained during torture.
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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987. by tisha
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tisha Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987.
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Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987. by tisha
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tisha Rudolf Walter Richard Hess, (26 April 1894 – 17 August 1987), was a prominent Nazi politician who was Adolf Hitler's deputy in the Nazi Party during the 1930s and early 1940s. On the eve of war with the Soviet Union, he flew solo to Scotland in an attempt to negotiate peace with the United Kingdom, where he was arrested and became a prisoner of war. Hess was tried at Nuremberg and sentenced to life imprisonment, which he served at Spandau Prison, Berlin, where he died in 1987.
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Czech woman kisses a Soviet officer on the streets of Prague. Photo was taken after the liberation of the city by the 1st Ukrainian Front. by billie
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billie Czech woman kisses a Soviet officer on the streets of Prague. Photo was taken after the liberation of the city by the 1st Ukrainian Front.
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Hitler’s architect and Reich Minister for Armaments, Albert Speer, with his children Albert and Hilde (front), Margret, Arnold and Fritz (rear) in a BMW convertible in the Obersalzberg, 1943. All of Speer's children remember their childhood as a happy time. They were sheltered from the war and Nazi terror by a loving, intelligent father. However, after the war, all five came to the reluctant conclusion that their father knew more about Nazi crimes than he ever admitted. All are still living. by lottie
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lottie Hitler’s architect and Reich Minister for Armaments, Albert Speer, with his children Albert and Hilde (front), Margret, Arnold and Fritz (rear) in a BMW convertible in the Obersalzberg, 1943. All of Speer's children remember their childhood as a happy time. They were sheltered from the war and Nazi terror by a loving, intelligent father. However, after the war, all five came to the reluctant conclusion that their father knew more about Nazi crimes than he ever admitted. All are still living.
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Soviet doctors attend to German POW Stephen Dorisch in a Soviet hospital in Moscow after being wounded on the front. Propaganda picture, 1942. by loinely
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loinely Soviet doctors attend to German POW Stephen Dorisch in a Soviet hospital in Moscow after being wounded on the front. Propaganda picture, 1942.
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