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Star of David still attached to the fabric of a coat.

Star of David still attached to the fabric of a coat.

1940's French cigarette packet by dlisbona, via Flickr

24 Sep Special four-cigarette ration packs are issued as part of a tobacco ration in Nazi-occupied Paris, which allows only four cigarettes per day for men and zero for women.

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 #History #WWII

The Bielski brothers,True Heroes! three Jewish brothers who saved 1200 Jews, by hiding in the forest for 2 years. Made into a film called ''Defiance'' starring Daniel Craig in 2010 History WWII

faith-in-humanity-restored. I actually wept when I read this.

This man deserves to be remembered…

the-hero-of-ages: “ gdfalksen: “ Chiune Sugihara. This man saved 6000 Jews. He was a Japanese diplomat in Lithuania. When the Nazis began rounding up Jews, Sugihara risked his life to start issuing.

Notable members of Pearl Witherington's Marie-Wrestler Network, an effective group of French Resisters. Read about their role in #DDay here: http://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_posts/4622439-why-americans-should-read-code-name-pauline #DDay70

Carole Seymour-Jones has a candid admiration for Pearl Witherington, which gives her book an uplifting quality.

Cap badge of the Jewish Ordnungsdienst in a ghetto. (probably a Eastern-Europian copy?)

Cap badge of the Jewish Ordnungsdienst in a ghetto. (probably a Eastern-European copy)

vintage everyday: Anne Frank - Her Life in Pictures

Purim Party, with a bunch of children from the neighborhood. Anne Frank is the one in the back with the tall party hat, and Margot is in the front with the black dress and black hat.

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