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The History Place - World War II in Europe Timeline: June 1941 - Nazi SS Einsatzgruppen begin mass murder

This is more exciting than titanic for me - would be fun to go diving here. Cleopatra’s Kingdom, Alexandria, Egypt ~ Lost for 1,600 years, the royal quarters of Cleopatra were discovered off the shores of Alexandria. Several Eqyptian artifacts were found in the sea by French underwater archeologist Frank Goddio. Granite statues, jewelry and gold coins are some of the treasures retrieved

Latvian SS volunteers on parade. After 1943, and thanks to the many German reversals, even the SS came to depend on conscription, mostly of ethnic Germans but also indigenous youths in occupied territories.

A boy left his bike chained to a tree when he went away to war in 1914. He never returned, leaving the tree no choice but to grow around the bike. Incredible that this bike has been there for 98 years now!

Viktors Arājs (13 January 1910 – 13 January 1988) was a Latvian collaborator and Nazi SS officer, who took part in the Holocaust during the German occupation of Latvia and Belarus (then called White Russia or White Ruthenia) as the leader of the Arājs Kommando. The Arajs Kommando murdered about half of Latvia's Jews.

Deportation of Jews to Riga, Latvia. Bielefeld, Germany, December 13, 1941.

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Bearing Witness to the Holocaust: Children Lined up with Heads Shaved in a Croatian Concentration Camp

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Soviet soldiers posing in front of the Bismarck statue