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Members of the 12th Armored Division, which included African American platoons, await their orders.
African American soldier Warren Capers was recommended for a Silver Star for his actions during the Allied invasion of France.
Barracks of the women's camp at the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp.
Chiune Sugihara, Japanese consul general in Kovno, Lithuania, who in July-August 1940 issued more than 2,000 transit visas for J
Prewar portrait of Ala Gartner, who was later imprisoned in the Auschwitz camp.
Gertruda Babilinska with Michael Stolovitzky, a Jewish boy she hid.
Hermine Orsi sheltered a number of Jews in her home and helped others reach refuge in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
Dr. Joseph Jaksy, who rescued 25 Jews during the war.
Bert and Anne Bochove, who hid 37 Jews in their pharmacy in Huizen, an Amsterdam suburb, pose here with their children.
Stefania Podgorska (right), pictured here with her younger sister Helena (left), helped Jews survive in German-occupied Poland.
Johannes Post organized a network of 250 people in Nieuwlande who smuggled Jews out of Amsterdam and found them shelter and iden
The house in Amsterdam where Tina Strobos hid over 100 Jews in a specially constructed hiding place.
Semmy Woortman-Glasoog with Lientje, a 9-month-old Jewish girl she hid.
Identity photo of Dirke Otten, who gave her identity card to a Jew in order to save her.
A British policeman (left) organizes the arrest of passengers from the Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship "Parita" after th
The British arrested the passengers of the Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship "Parita" after they arrived on the Tel Aviv c
Youths with camp numbers tattooed on their arms aboard Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship "Mataroa," at the Haifa port.
A young Jewish refugee, wounded while resisting British soldiers on board the Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship "Knesset I
Jewish refugee children unfurl the Jewish flag as they arrive at the Haifa port aboard Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship S
British soldiers check Jewish refugees from Aliyah Bet ("illegal" immigration) ship "Theodor Herzl" before deporting them to det
Janis Lipke, a Latvian who attempted to rescue Jews from the Riga ghetto and labor camps in its vicinity.
Pastor Marc Donadille with his wife and children.
Oskar Schindler standing (second from right) with some of the people he rescued.
Mr. and Mrs. Emile Lebeau, who hid Daniel van den Broek from February 1943 until March 1946.
Polowitchus Cleopas Juazos was arrested in 1944 for helping members of the Jewish underground escape from the Kovno ghetto and j
Photo of Peter Feigl, a Jewish child hidden in the Protestant village le Chambon-sur-Lignon.
Photograph of Daniel Trocme, who hid Jewish children from the Nazis in the Maison des Roches children's home.
Mr. Mandil and his son Gavra, Yugoslav Jews, while in hiding.
Jewish refugees from France and the Netherlands make their way from France into Spain through a pass in the Pyrenees mountain ra
Varian Fry in Marseilles. France, 1940–1941.
Joop Westerweel, schoolteacher executed by the Nazis for helping Jews escape from the Netherlands.
Irena Sendlerowa, a member of Zegota, an underground organization of Poles and Jews that coordinated efforts to save Jews in Naz
A wedding celebration. Kovno, Lithuania, ca.
American soldiers finish their inspection of Dachau's first crematorium.
Survivors of the Buchenwald concentration camp gather around trucks carrying American troops.
The last remaining wall of the Boerneplatz synagogue, destroyed during the Kristallnacht ("Night of Broken Glass") pogrom.
As the synagogue in Oberramstadt burns during Kristallnacht (the "Night of Broken Glass"), firefighters instead save a nearby ho
Post-liberation view of the Russian Camp (Hospital Camp), a section of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
Former Romanian prime minister Ion Antonescu being led to his execution.
Former Romanian prime minister Ion Antonescu before his execution as a war criminal.
A Romanian firing squad prepares to execute former Romanian prime minister Ion Antonescu.
Former Romanian prime minister Ion Antonescu (center) before his execution as a war criminal.
Identification card of Berthe Levy Cahen, issued by the French police in Lyon, stamped "Juif" ("Jew").
The Neue Weltgasse synagogue burns during the Kristallnacht ("Night of Broken Glass") pogrom.
Mikhael Guebelev, organizer of the underground group in the Minsk ghetto.
Tsila Botvinnik, a Jewish partisan active in the Minsk ghetto underground against the Germans.
Mikhail Ekeltchik, a member of the Minsk ghetto underground.
German soldiers parade three young people through Minsk before their execution.
Masha Bruskina, a Jewish Soviet partisan hanged with two other partisans, Krill Trus and Volodya Sherbateyvich.
A transport of Hungarian Jews lines up for selection at the Auschwitz extermination camp.
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