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Dr. Korczak and Stefania with children, 1923

Korczak and Stefania with children, 1923

Władysław Szpilman (1911-2000) was a Polish-Jewish pianist and classical composer. Szpilman is widely known as the protagonist of the 2002 Roman Polanski film THE PIANIST, which recounted his survival of the German occupation of Warsaw and the Holocaust. Wilhelm Hosenfeld (1895-1952) was a German Army officer who helped Szpilman to survive hidden in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944.

Władysław Szpilman (1911-2000) was a Polish-Jewish pianist and classical composer. Szpilman is widely known as the protagonist of the 2002 Roman Polanski film THE PIANIST, which recounted his survival of the German occupation of Warsaw and the Holocaust. Wilhelm Hosenfeld (1895-1952) was a German Army officer who helped Szpilman to survive hidden in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944.

At Aushwitz..;*(

Never forget the suffering of the prisoners of Auschwitz and all of the concentration camps. Remember the survivors, the dead and everyone who suffered under the hands of the Nazis. Lest we forget.

Janusz Korczak. 1878-1942. Médecin, pédiatre, pédagogue. Militant pour les droits de l'enfant. Il a géré un orphelinat à Varsovie, puis dans le ghetto. Ses amis lui offrirent l'occasion de s'échapper, il refusa et choisit d'accompagner jusqu'au bout les enfants, tous morts à Treblinka.

Janusz Korczak. 1878-1942. Médecin, pédiatre, pédagogue. Militant pour les droits de l'enfant. Il a géré un orphelinat à Varsovie, puis dans le ghetto. Ses amis lui offrirent l'occasion de s'échapper, il refusa et choisit d'accompagner jusqu'au bout les enfants, tous morts à Treblinka.

Irena Sendler: The Woman Who Defied The Nazis To Save 2500 Children – Stay at Home Mum

Irene Sendler was head of the children's bureau of Zegota, an underground organization setup to save Jewish children after Poland was invaded by the Nazis. Her and about 30 other women help save infants, children, and teenagers from Nazis.

Testimony of Dora Szafran, who, while at Auschwitz, saw some 1,000,000 people sent to the Gas Chambers. Szafran survived Majdanek, Auschwitz, and Bergen-Belsen.

Affidavit of Dora Szafran

Sept 1942. A child deported during the “Sperre” in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland. On Sept 5, 1942, the deportation known as the “Sperre” began - the roundup and removal of more than 15,000 children, elderly and ill Jews in one week from the Lodz Ghetto. Unlike elsewhere, news about the mass murder of the Jews had not reached the Lodz Ghetto. The brutal Aktion of September made it clear that deportation meant death.

A child deported during the “Sperre” in the Lodz Ghetto, Poland. On September the mass deportation known as the “Sperre” began - the roundup and removal of more than children, elderly and ill Jews in a one-week period from the Lodz Ghetto.

Janusz Korczak 1898 by dlberek, via Flickr

Korczak at age wearing a Russian uniform.

Mauthausen, Austria, 1945, Inmates in the Camp, at the Time of Liberation

Mauthausen, Austria, General view of the camp, at the time of liberation.

Forbidden Photographs of the Warsaw Ghetto Best of Web Shrine

During World War II the Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of all Jewish ghettos in occupied Europe. It was established in October – November, Over Jews were located there.

A "Women in Science" print for the scientist in your life.

33 Gifts For Anyone Who F*cking Loves Science

Korczak photograph from newspaper

Chronological Photographs of Janusz Korczak

World War II - Holocaust... I use these to talk about propaganda and Hitler Youth when teaching my 8th graders about the atrocities of the Holocaust

Anti-Semitic Children’s Stories from the German book "The Poodle-Pug-Dachshund-Pinscher"

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