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Wehrmacht officer Wilm Hosenfeld with one of his children in 1939

Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.

Wilm Hosenfeld (2 May 1895 – 13 August 1952), was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland, and is perhaps most remembered for helping Polish-Jewish pianist and composer Władysław Szpilman to survive, hidden, in the ruins of Warsaw during the last months of 1944. He died in Soviet captivity on 13 August 1952, from injury possibly sustained during torture.

Wilhelm Hosenfeld May 1895 – 13 August was a German Army officer who rose to the rank of Hauptmann by the end of the war. He helped to hide or rescue several Poles, including Jews, in Nazi-occupied Poland. He died in Soviet captivity.

Odilo Lotario Globocnik (21 April 1904 – 31 May 1945) was a prominent Austrian Nazi and later an SS leader. As associate of Adolf Eichmann, he had a leading role in Operation Reinhard, which saw a murder of over one million mostly Polish Jews during the Holocaust in Nazi concentration camps Majdanek, Treblinka, Sobibor, and Belzec. Committed suicide following capture by a British Armoured Cavalry unit,

Odilo Lotario Globocnik April 1904 – 31 May was a prominent Austrian…

The massacres in Piaśnica were a set of mass executions carried out by Germans, during WW2, between the fall of 1939 and spring of 1940 in Piasnica Wielka in the Darzlubska Wilderness near Wejherowo. The exact number of people murdered is unknown, but estimates range between 12,000 and 16,000 victims. Most of them were Polish intellectuals from Gdańsk Pomerania, but Poles, Jews, Czechs and German inmates from mental hospitals from General Government and the Third Reich were also murdered.

Piaśnica before execution - Massacres in Piaśnica - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

The Anguish of Liberation and the Return to Life - Through the Lens of History

Three Polish Jews liberated by the Red Army – Auschwitz, Poland, 1945

Never again. Architect of evil, SS Reichsführer Heirich Himmler was second only to Hitler, and most directly responsible for the Holocaust. On Hitler's orders, he set up, built and ran the extermination camps, thereby directly responsible for the extermination of 6m Jews, 500K Romani, and 11-14m mostly Polish & Soviet citizens as well as other nationalities.(km)  Photo Bundesarchiv Bild 183-S72707, Heinrich Himmler.jpg

May Heinrich Himmler, the head of the Nazi SS, commits suicide by biting down on a hidden cyanide pill while in Allied custody. Himmler was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany and one of the persons most directly responsible for the Holocaust.

Portret skrzypka Bronisława Hubermana”, 1924-1927 by Mela Muter (Polish/French 1876-1967).....Bronisław Huberman (1882 – 1947) was a Jewish Polish violinist known for his individualistic and personal interpretations, expressiveness, and flexibility. He founded the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (then known as the Palestine Philharmonic) and thus provided refuge from the Third Reich for nearly 1,000 European Jews....

Portret skrzypka Bronisława Hubermana”, 1924-1927 by Mela Muter (Polish/French 1876-1967).....Bronisław Huberman (1882 – 1947) was a Jewish Polish violinist known for his individualistic and personal interpretations, expressiveness, and flexibility. He founded the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (then known as the Palestine Philharmonic) and thus provided refuge from the Third Reich for nearly 1,000 European Jews....

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