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

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

August Landmesser, 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

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 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.

Think for yourself. Story behind the picture is online, just search for August Landmesser.

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

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.

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.

A German man, August Landmesser, standing at a rally in 1936 Hamburg refuses to give the Nazi salute. It's a an now-iconic photo of civil disobedience.

August Landmesser, the man who refused to raise his hand to Hilter.

August Landmesser, The Man Behind The Crossed Arms

August Landmesser, known as the man who crossed his arms instead of giving the heil Hitler 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 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, el hombre que negó el saludo nazi

August Landmesser, el hombre que negó el saludo nazi

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

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

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

August Landmesser

August Landmesser

August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. In 1936 he refused to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of a naval training vessel. He was imprisoned and eventually drafted into penal military service.

August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm + Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. In 1936 he refused to perform the Nazi salute at the launch of a naval training vessel. He was imprisoned and eventually drafted into penal military service.

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

A lone dockworker refuses to raise his hand in the Nazi salute, 1936 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 at the launch of the naval training vessel HorstWessel on 13 June, 1936. He had been a Nazi Party member from 1931 to 1935, but after fathering children with a Jewish woman, he had been found guilty of“dishonoring the race”

A Picture Of Defiance Resurfaces: Shipyard Worker Who Refused To Give 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

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