Today is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On January 27 1945, the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp was liberated by Soviet troops.
The above image shows just some of the thousands upon thousands of wedding rings confiscated by the Nazis from victims of the Holocaust. These rings were found by US troops after liberating Buchenwald in 1945.
of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion,
the first all-African-American, all-female unit to serve overseas in World War II, take part in a parade
ceremony in honor of Joan d'Arc at the marketplace where she was burned
at the stake. Rouen, France. May 27, 1945.
Photo of women and children in the street together: A Muslim veiled woman, Zejneba Hardaga (right) and a Jewish woman, Rivka Kalb (2nd from right) and her children (with beret) are guided on the streets of Sarajevo in 1941. Zejneba covered the yellow star on the Rivka’s left arm with her veil. Bahrija Hardasa, Zejneba's sister-in-law, is on the far left.