Holy balls...     Picture of people giving a Nazi salute, with August Landmesser refusing to do so

What is the most badass photo ever taken? A man, possibly August Landmesser, refusing to do the Nazi salute.

Ordinary people. The courage to say no.  The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowd, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labor for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized her…

The courage to say no. The photo was taken in Hamburg in during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowd, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser.

The man who didnt salute Hitler. 1936. The story of August Landmasser is amazing as it is tragic. Landmasser fell in love with a Jewish woman who, before they could marry, was sent to a concentration camp. Before he would be sent to a labor camp, this picture captured Landmasser refusing to partake in the Nazi salute during a public rally in 1936. He died in a Nazi death camp.

The Man Who Didn’t Salute Hitler

August Landmesser – presumably killed February Landmasser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. He appeared in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel Horst Wessel on 13 June

August Landmesser's Whole Family. Only the children survived.There is a famous photo where he is crossing his arms and not raising his arms in the Heil Hitler. His wife was Jewish and they both perished in camps.

August Landmesser, The Man Behind The Crossed Arms

Within the picture a lone man stood with arms crossed as hundreds of men and women around him held up their arms in salute and allegiance to the Nazi Party.

Civil disobedience. Workers at a shipyard celebrate the christening of a new ship for the navy in 1936. One man refuses to give the Hitler salute.

The German Guy Who Refused To Give A Nazi Salute Was A Badass

august landmesser refuses to perform nazi salute - photo public domain

Ordinary people. The courage to say no.    The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, 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. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labour for marrying a Jewish woman.  We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one of his children recognized…

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.

August Landmesser, shipyard worker in Hamburg, refused to perform Nazi salute, 1936

August Landmesser, shipyard worker in Hamburg, refused to perform Nazi salute (photo)

A 1936 photo has resurfaced showing a shipyard worker who refused to join a crowd in the Nazi salute.

servile-masses-arise:  demons:   Ordinary people. The courage to say no.  The photo was taken in Hamburg in 1936, during the celebrations for the launch of a ship. In the crowd, one person refuses to raise his arm to give the Nazi salute. The man was August Landmesser. He had already been in trouble with the authorities, having been sentenced to two years hard labor for marrying a Jewish woman. We know little else about August Landmesser, except that he had two children. By pure chance, one…

August Landmesser, who already had been in trouble for marrying a Jewish girl, refuses to go along with the crowd. In 1991 his daughter recognizes him in this picture taken in

August Landmesser was 26 years old and engaged to a Jewish woman when he defied the Führer.

The lone German worker who refused to salute Hitler

August Landmesser, el hombre que negó el saludo nazi

August Landmesser, el hombre que negó el saludo nazi

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August Landmesser, Hamburg Shipyard Worker Who Refuses To Make Nazi Salute

August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of the naval training vessel Horst Wessel on 13 June 1936

The man with his arms crossed, refusing to salute the ship, is August Landmesser, a shipyard worker who had been persecuted for having a relationship with a Jewish woman. Amid all those cheering and saluting the warship, August Landmesser courageously refused.

"A picture of courage in Nazi Germany.August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany, and is best known for his appearance in a photograph refusing to perform the Nazi salute on 13 June,

En la foto superior la célebre foto que recoge el instante en que el alemán AUGUST LANDMESSER SE NEGÓ a realizar el saludo fascista. En la de abajo, aunque desconocemos su nombre, el hombre que igualmente se negó a realizar el saludo comunista en la España republicana durante la guerra. Los divergentes...

En la foto superior la célebre foto que recoge el instante en que el alemán AUGUST LANDMESSER SE NEGÓ a realizar el saludo fascista. En la de abajo, aunque desconocemos su nombre, el hombre que igualmente se negó a realizar el saludo comunista en la España republicana durante la guerra. Los divergentes...

June 13, 1936 August Landmesser (circled) refuses to salute during the launching of the Horst Wessel. IMAGE: PUBLIC DOMAIN

The lone German worker who refused to salute Hitler

A lone man refusing to do the “Sieg Heil” salute at the launching of the Horst Wessel in Nazi Germany

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