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A member of the German wireless police picks up signals on the radio equipment he carries on his back, while his colleague takes notes. (Pho...

A member of the German wireless police picks up signals on the radio equipment he carries on his back, while his colleague takes notes. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images).

SS-Members on their way home from daily service. Berlin, Unter den Linden…

SS-Member`s on their way home , from daily service - Berlin Unter den Linden April 1939

February 27, 1933 - a regular policeman (left) and his dog on street patrol side-by-side with a Nazi auxiliary after the Reichstag fire in Berlin.

A police officer and Auxiliary policemen (Nazi) patrol on the day of the last free election in Germany, March If we're not careful, this could be us. Never give up your freedoms!

April 12, 1929. "King Tut, President Hoover's big German police dog, now makes the rounds of the sentry boxes in the White House grounds through the night. He is shown with W.S. Newton of the White House police."

Jeschke and Weiss -- April "King Tut, President Hoover's big German police dog, now makes the rounds of the sentry boxes in the White House grounds through the night. He is shown with W. Newton of the White House police.

Iconic Photos Of The 1940s: Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, 1943.  Shot in 1943, this is one of the best-known pictures of World War Two, as it depicts the terror inspired by the Nazis. The image shows the destruction of the Warsaw Ghetto, which was home to thousands of Jewish citizens escaping the Nazi regime. Though the most poignant part of picture is the frightened little boy in the foreground with his hands up as he is forcibly removed from his hiding place.

The Ten Most Iconic Photos Of The 1940s

Holocaust/WWII: Nazi Soldiers evecting Jews from their hiding places raising their hands in surrender, amongst them a young boy , Warsaw Ghetto, April 1943

Sarah,one of the main protagonists in the book, was a Jew who got taken away by French police in 1942. She along with thousands of other jews were taken to concentration camps. (Like the child in the picture, all Jews had to wear a yellow star on their clothes, so others could tell what they were.) Also Sarah, only ten, had a younger brother who she hid from the police to protect him, and two parents who went along on the scary journey.

September German government orders Jews to wear yellow stars. This photograph pictures a young Jewish child with a Star of David badge from Rhodes, where Anti-Jewish laws were in effect.

Defecting East German soldier Hans Conrad Schumann leaps over a barbed wire barricade at the Bernauer Street sector into West Berlin on Aug. 15, 1961. Schumann made his break for freedom to join his family which had fled earlier to West Berlin. Schumann, who was immortalized in this photograph as he leapt across the barbed wire fence that became the Berlin Wall, hanged himself from a tree June 20, 1998 near his garden, police said. (Peter Leibing/Assocaited Press/Contipress) #

Remembering the Berlin Wall

August 15 Defecting East German soldier Hans Conrad Schumann leaps over a barbed wire barricade at the Bernauer Street sector into West Berlin. Schumann made his break for freedom to join his family who had earlier fled to West Berlin.

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