Colette: former French Resistance member confronts fascism and family trauma after 75 years. National Geographic: Seldom Seen Photos From World War II. U.S.
Army soldiers make an amphibious landing on the banks of Germany’s Rhine River. Navy sailors take a break from combat for a dip in the Pacific Ocean. A young marine cleans sand out of his shoe. These World War II–era images are part of a small collection of photographs currently on display in the basement of National Geographic’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Sorry, not open to the public, but we’re bringing you a selection here on Proof, along with the original captions.)
Tucked away among the 11.5 million photographic items housed in the National Geographic archive, the images were among those recently pulled from storage by NG Creative’s Julia Andrews and Debbie Li and archivist Bill Bonner in homage to the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, marked earlier this year. Bringing them out of the archive provides an insight into the lives and mentalities of the past.
“You would never think that National Geographic was even interested, but we were,” says Andrews. New Zealand on Screen: The World War II Collection. WW2: Key Events – British Pathé and the Reuters historical collection. Free online videos: World War II in France - Video Archives - British Pathé. Free online videos: The Holocaust - Video Archives - British Pathé. World War II Photos. The Second World War was documented on a huge scale by thousands of photographers and artists who created millions of pictures.
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Waitstill Sharp, a Unitarian minister in Wellesley, Massachusetts, and his wife, Martha, a social worker, agreed to travel to Prague to investigate reports of a humanitarian crisis. From these humble but brave beginnings, the Unitarian Service Committee was born. During and after World War II, the Service Committee aided hundreds of displaced persons in Europe. They established food and clothing distribution centers, hospitals, and homes for children. They also aided hundreds of people in their efforts to leave war-torn Europe and establish new lives for themselves in the United States. Japanese American Internment During World War II. World War 2 Pictures in Color - WW2inColor.com. World War II Posters. Kiwi Veterans. Films from the Home Front. US Holocaust Memorial Museum: Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals. After taking power in 1933, the Nazis persecuted homosexuals as part of their so-called moral crusade to racially and culturally purify Germany.
This persecution ranged from dissolution of homosexual organizations to internment of thousands of individuals in concentration camps. Gay men, in particular, were subject to harassment, arrest, incarceration, and even castration. In Nazi eyes, gay men were weak and unfit to be soldiers, as well as unlikely to have children and thereby contribute to the racial struggle for Aryan dominance. Follow the links on this special focus page to learn more about the Nazi campaign against homosexuals in Germany. Friedrich-Paul von Groszheim Friedrich-Paul von GroszheimBorn Luebeck, Germany April 27, 1906 Friedrich-Paul was born in the old trading city of Luebeck in northern Germany. 1940-44: Because of the nature of my operation, I was rejected as "physically unfit" when I came up for military service in 1940.
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During testimony at the Doctors Trial, American medical expert Dr. Leo Alexander points to scars on Jadwiga Dzido’s leg. Dzido, a member of the Polish underground, was a victim of medical experiments at the Ravensbrüeck concentration camp. The Holocaust History - A People's and Survivor History - Remember.org.
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They developed and memorized a special code. They endured some of the most dangerous battles and remained calm under fire. They served proudly, with honor and distinction. Their actions proved critical in several important campaigns, and they are credited with saving thousands of American and allies’ lives. " Military Resources: World War II. Powers of Persuasion. U.S. Army in World War II Series - U.S. Army Center of Military History. EarthStation1.com - The WWII Sounds & Pictures Page - Wavs, Sounds & Pictures of the Second World War. World War II : Documents. World War II : Documents Agreement Between the Governments of the United Kingdom, the United States of America, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, and the Provisional Government of the French Republic on Certain Additional Requirements to be Imposed on Germany; September 20, 1945 Agreement Between the United Kingdom and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics : July 12, 1941 Agreement for the Provisional Administration of Venezia Giulia; June 9, 1945 Agreement Relating to Prisoners of War and Civilians Liberated by Forces Operating Under Soviet Command and Forces Operating Under United States of America Command; February 11, 1945 Allied Control Commission in Hungary; January 20, 1945 Anglo-American Mutual Aid Agreement : February 28, 1942 Armistice Agreement with Bulgaria; October 28, 1944 Armistice Agreement with Hungary; January 20, 1945 Armistice Agreement with Italy; September 1943 Armistice Agreement with Rumania; September 12, 1944 Atlantic Charter British War Blue Book F.
Americans at War. Recollections of WWII - Home Page. Stone & Stone Second World War Books: Armies of the Second World War. "Armies of the Second World War" is an online database of day-by-day orders of battle and information about hundreds of division, brigade, and regiment-sized units in World War II.
Information currently available in the database covers Commonwealth, Dominion, Colonial, Exile, and "Minor" Allied armies in Europe, Africa, and western Asia from 1 September 1939 through 7 May 1945. As time permits, we hope to continue adding additional information for more units, more armies, and more theaters. We're always glad to receive comments, corrections, and additions for the database, but we are unfortunately not able to respond to questions about which armies will be included in the database and when the information will become available. All information in the database is copyrighted by Bill Stone and may not be used without explicit permission in writing. xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx. History: World War Two. HyperWar: World War II on the World Wide Web. The content of HyperWar consists primarily of official documents produced by various agencies of the United States, United Kingdom and British Commonwealth governments.
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