19th Century Dutch Gravestones Reunite Husband & Wife Who Were Separated by Religious Prejudice: At the Old Cemetery in the Dutch city of Roermond, two 19th century grave markers are connected over a high stone wall by two clasped hands. The connected monuments mark the graves of a husband and wife, one Catholic and the other Protestant, who were not allowed to be buried together because the cemetery was divided into areas based on religion.
Braving the streets amid sniper fire to offer last rites to the dying, the priest Luis Padillo encountered a wounded soldier, who pulled himself up by clinging to the priest's cassock, as bullets chewed up the concrete around them. The last rites are the last prayers and ministrations meant to prepare the dying person's soul for death. (This photo won the World Press Photo of the Year in 1962). Powerful.
Woman Ordnance Worker poster "The Girl He Left Behind". Shows Rosie the Riveter in red bandana, collectors and non-collectors love these Rosie posters. There were a number of variants done during the war, this is among the most desirable.
Himmler inspects a prisoner of war camp on the Eastern Front. In the spring of 1934, when Heinrich Himmler had already taken over the control of the concentration camps, the SS received full control over the camps on 4 July 1934 after the elimination of the SA (Night of the long knifes). Himmler made Theodor Eicke, commanding officer of the Concentration Camp in Dachau, established on 20 March 1933. He was promoted to "Inspekteur der Konzentrationslager"