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

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

A Young Jewish girl with her hand obscuring her face sits outside in Deblin-Irena • Poland Ww2

A Young Jewish girl with her hand obscuring her face sits outside in Deblin-Irena • Poland Ww2

Poland, 1944: Nurse comforts a wounded boy in a field hospital during the Warsaw Uprising

Poland, 1944: Nurse comforts a wounded boy in a field hospital during the Warsaw Uprising

Civilians fleeing Danzig.

Civilians fleeing Danzig.

Photo of a little Jewish girl in the Auschwitz concentration camp museum (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979), Poland.

Photo of a little Jewish girl in the Auschwitz concentration camp museum (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1979), Poland.

Visiting Auschwitz: The Most Important Stop in Poland. While in Krakow, we made sure to set aside time to visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp and pay our respect to those who perished during the Holocaust. Auschwitz is a word synonymous with terror and torture and perhaps the most recognizable symbol of the Holocaust.

Visiting Auschwitz: The Most Important Stop in Poland. While in Krakow, we made sure to set aside time to visit Auschwitz Concentration Camp and pay our respect to those who perished during the Holocaust. Auschwitz is a word synonymous with terror and torture and perhaps the most recognizable symbol of the Holocaust.

D-Day this just brwaks my heart. Those kids hiding behind a pole. Noplace to hide

D-Day this just brwaks my heart. Those kids hiding behind a pole. Noplace to hide

The Jewish population of Mizoch, town in Rivne region, awaiting execution at the bottom of a large ravine. October 14, 1942.

The Jewish population of Mizoch, town in Rivne region, awaiting execution at the bottom of a large ravine. October 14, 1942.

Faces of the Warsaw Uprising and the Warsaw Resistance, 1944

Faces of the Warsaw Uprising and the Warsaw Resistance, 1944

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