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As a privileged white teenager, Joan Trumpauer's future looked safe and sound, but it was her choices that landed her face to face with the KKK and violent mobs. She spent months in prison during the Freedom Rides, and stood shoulder to shoulder with the great moral heroes of the civil rights movement.

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, Joan, a 19 year old Freedom Rider, was sentenced to two months in prison for her involvement in the integration of a Jackson, Mississippi bound train. She served more.

Dziesięcioletnia Kazia Mika nad zwłokami siostry zabitej w czasie niemieckiego nalotu 13 września 1939 roku w Warszawie.  Autor: Julien Bryan

Dziesięcioletnia Kazia Mika nad zwłokami siostry zabitej w czasie niemieckiego nalotu 13 września 1939 roku w Warszawie. Autor: Julien Bryan

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together

D-Day Landing Sites Then And Now: 11 Striking Images That Bring The Past And Present Together. A great visual to drive home the point that think war is a wonderful way to boost stagnate economies

Among those identified is Danish-born SS officer Soren Kam, 91, who is accused of murdering a journalist in 1943

“ The Danish Knight’s Cross winner SS-Obersturmführer Søren Kam photographed after the presentation of the award. Kam, a veteran of the Wiking Division, won the Knight’s Cross for bravery.

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Red Army soldiers view the tortured bodies of civilians - women, children and old people -- massacred by the Germans in Krasnogvardeisk region, Horrific.

Sadism: The transcripts reveal how ordinary German soldiers revelled in massacres during the Second World War. Here a soldier poses next to civilians shot dead in Yugoslavia

The 'perfect, pitiless, Nazi': German soldiers' confessions reveal how troops driven by bloodlust killed innocent civilians for fun

ExecutedToday.com » 1946: Eleven from the Stutthof concentration camp

On this date in officials of Soviet-occupied Poland publicly hanged eleven convicted war criminals of the Stutthof concentration camp.

Crete, Greece, German paratroopers shooting local hostages, May-June 1941.

Crete, Greece, German paratroopers shooting local hostages, May-June