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A young German soldier in pain being treated by American GI.

A young German soldier in WWII being treated by an American GI medic. Hitler sent boys to fight his dirty war; US sent men to tend to their wounds.

1961年,東德一名士兵違反軍令,幫助一個小朋友翻越柏林圍牆,後來被上級軍官開除。無人知道個士兵同個小朋友下場如何,但可以肯定嘅係「人間有愛」。

An East German soldier helping a boy cross the newly formed ‘Berlin Wall,’ 1961.

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

The emotional repercussions of War…they all have sad eyes

The emotional repercussions of War…

Funny pictures about The emotional repercussions of War. Oh, and cool pics about The emotional repercussions of War. Also, The emotional repercussions of War.

WWII Battle of the Bulge .. Screamin' Eagle Paratroopers on Edge | You Never Get Over It | The Free Must Pray For The Brave!

WWII Battle of the Bulge . Screamin' Eagle Paratroopers on Edge. The Free Must Pray For The Brave!

Child soldiers in World War II. The Germans used these children as canon fodder placing them on the front line to be killed. Much the way Hamas uses Palestinian children as front line protection for grown men.

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.

When troops liberated the concentration camps they were unprepared for what they encountered.  Here a U.S. soldier holds a victim of Nazi terror sobbing in relief of his liberation./  We must NEVER forget!

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.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive.

My grandfather and his brother meeting randomly during WWII, neither knew if the other was alive.

Two brothers randomly meet during World War II. Neither knew if the other was still alive. This also happened with my Dad and his Brother in Italy.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: 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.  During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

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.

OOPS, MODERN RE-ENACTORS -- "A partisan takes a trophy STG44 rifle from a dead SS Panzergranadier." At link, next photo is a color shot of same woman in different pose.

A partisan takes a trophy rifle from a dead SS Panzergrenadier.

Most of what has been said of this child is ultimately incorrect. She did not die in the Holocaust, thankfully. She was my maternal grandmother and did not pass away until this year on June 28th, 2014. Forever will she be loved and missed. - Sabrina Rothstein

CAVEAT: This image is a publicity still from the current play "Terezin: Children of the Holocaust", by Anna Smulowitz. It is not a genuine wartime picture.

4 June 1962. 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.

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.

US Army Signal Corp Photo Tec-4 Elvin Harley getting a kiss from a French child while listening to the US 9th Armored Division Band near Aboncourt, France, 14 Feb 1945 / L. G. Crabtree

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

Great Big List of Hands On Homeschool History Activities for Kids from preschool, through elementary school to middle school. From ancient times to modern times.

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Homeschool history activities and resources for preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school. Hands on history activities.

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