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Partisans in the Naliboki forest, near Novogrudok. They were from various fighting units including the Bielski group and escapees from the Mir Ghetto on guard duty at an airstrip in the Naliboki Forest. Poland, July 1944.
Three participants in the Treblinka uprising who escaped and survived the war. Photograph taken in Warsaw, Poland, 1945.
Pictured from left to right are: Abraham Kolski, Lachman and Brenner. After participating in the Treblinka uprising, they escaped from the camp and found temporary refuge in the nearby forest. Afterwards they hid with a Christian family until liberation.
A group portrait of some of the participants in the uprising at the Sobibor killing center. Poland, August 1944.
A group of Jewish resisters, members of a fighting organization (Organisation Juive de Combat). Mazamet, France, wartime.
A group of Jewish partisans, members of a unit of the Armée Juive (Jewish Army). France, wartime.
Bedukian Sarkis, a French partisan of Armenian extraction, patrols a street along with another partisan during the August 1944 insurrection in the south of France. Marseille, France, August 1944.
Shortly before liberation by Allied forces, French resistance fighters staged uprisings across occupied France. Here, fighters gather arms during the Marseille uprising. Marseille, France, August 1944.
Jewish partisans pose for a group photo in the Carpathian Mountains. Czechoslovakia, between 1943 and 1945.
Group portrait of a Jewish partisan unit operating in the Lithuanian forests. Many of its members had been involved in resistance activities in the Kovno ghetto. Lithuania, 1944.
Jewish partisan Boris Yochai plants dynamite on a railroad track. Vilna, 1943 or 1944.
Three Jewish partisans in the Wyszkow Forest near Warsaw. Poland, between 1943–44.
A captured Jewish resistance fighter who was forced out of his hidden bunker by German soldiers during the Warsaw ghetto uprising. Warsaw, Poland, April 19-May 16, 1943.
Jewish partisans in the Polesye region. Poland, 1943.
A group of Jewish partisans in the Rudniki forest, near Vilna, between 1942 and 1944.
Portrait of Jewish partisans. Bedzin ghetto, Poland, between 1942 and 1943.
The public hanging of three members of the Communist underground on Karl Marx Street in Minsk. One of the victims wears a large placard around his neck that reads "We are partisans and have shot at German soldiers."This execution was one of four carried out in Minsk on October 26, 1941, by German troops with the 707th Infantry Division. Altogether, 12 members of the Communist underground were publicly hanged in four groups of three near a yeast-making factory. This is believed to be the first public execution after the German invasion of the Soviet Union and it included the hanging of Masha Bruskina, a young Jewish woman. In each of the four cases, the bodies were left to hang for several days to serve as a warning to would-be resisters.
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