Sophie Scholl - At the age of 21, Sophie Scholl was executed by the People’s Court in Germany on Feb. 22, 1943, during the Holocaust, for her involvement in The White Rose, an organization that was secretly writing pamphlets calling for the end of the war and strongly denouncing the inhuman acts of the Nazis.
German trench. Stalingrad.Battle lasted from Aug.23 till Feb 2 1943
01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII
Stalingrad, German POWs, 1943. This was a major blow for the Nazi war machine early 1943.
A Polish town lies in ruins following the German invasion of Poland, which began on September 1, 1939.
This is most likely the first photo of a KIA in World War II. This German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September 1, 1939, precisely at Hill 179, near Chojnice.
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