An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ The boy was found on the opposite side of the wall from his family. Despite given orders by the East German government to let no one pass, the soldier helped the boy through
Shows how Hitler manipulated children into his plan of destruction. Child soldier - in desperation the Nazi's used many of these children often as fodder for front line diversionary actions. These children didn't have a chance.
aww, God bless them. pinner writes: When troops liberated the concentration camps they were unprepared for what they encountered. soldier holds a victim of Nazi terror sobbing in relief of his liberation.
My grandfather and his brother meeting randomly during WWII, neither knew if the other was alive.
Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.
4 June Navy chaplain Luis Padillo was walking around giving last rites to dying soldiers as sniper fire surrounded him. A wounded soldier pulled himself up by clinging to the priest’s cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them.
Thank you kiss. Elvin Harley of Kalamazoo, Michigan, of the Armored Division, gets a kiss on the cheek from a little French girl while listening to the Armored Division Band near Aboncourt in northeastern France near the Belgium border on February