When the Gestapo seize 20-year-old Olga Czepf's fiancé she is determined to find him and sets off on an extraordinary 2,000-mile search across Nazi-occupied Europe risking betrayal, arrest and death. As the Second World War heads towards its bloody climax, she refuses to give up – even when her mission leads her to the gates of Dachau and Buchenwald concentration camps... "A remarkable true story"
Standing in this dormitory museum I realized it wasn't a story -- it was their story! The walls were lined with picture after picture of faces. Faces with looks of hunger, despair and fear written within every line of their face. Eyes that seemed to scream out from behind the old portrait help me! http://www.positivelyalene.com/3-truths-i-learned-from-dachau-and-how-they-relate-to-voting-day/
Incredible photos of heroic mother dog carrying her ten-day-old puppies from a blazing home to safety
Narrated by Death, The Book Thief is the story of Liesel Meminger, a nine-year-old German girl who given up by her mother to live with Hans and Rosa Hubermann in the small town of Molching in 1939, shortly before World War II.
BILL MAULDIN was transferred in February 1944 to work for "Stars and Stripes." He was given his own jeep to travel around the frontlines collecting new material. Patton once summoned for Bill after a cartoon made light of Patton’s demand that all soldiers be clean-shaven. Patton threatened to throw him in jail for “spreading dissent.” Eisenhower saw the cartoons as an important outlet for the frustrations of soldiers, and told Patton to leave him alone and let him do his job. . . .
Fanny and Cham Burzny Nationality : Polish Jewish Residence : Sokolow,Sokolow Masovian Poland Death : August 19, 1942 Cause : Murdered in Auschwitz ( buried in Auschwitz death camp ) Age : 13 years, 12 years