PoW Horace Greasley defiantly confronts Heinrich Himmler during an inspection of the camp he was confined in. Greasley also escaped from the camp and snuck back in more than 200 times to meet in secret with a local German girl he had fallen in love with.
War correspondent Lee Miller taking a bath in Hitler’s own bathtub, inside his abandoned apartment. The photo was taken on the same day that Hitler committed suicide. Munich, Germany - April (Notice the picture of Hitler on the tub.
The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowed, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.
In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.
Battle of Normandy, June On D-Day, Operation Overlord launches the invasion of German-occupied western Europe. Tank landing ships unload supplies on Omaha Beach, building up for the breakout from Normandy.
"Rhineland Bastards", derogatory term for the mixed raced children born after WWI of German mothers and African soldiers occupying Germany. In Nazis began forced sterilization of some 400 mixed raced African-German children residing in the Rhineland.