A fifteen year old German soldier, Hans-Georg Henke, cries tears of defeat after being captured by the US 9th Army in Germany.
April 03, 1945 License
The Hall of Names at the new Holocaust Museum is seen at the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial on March 3, 2005 in Jerusalem, Israel. Yad Vashem's new museum, covering some 4,200 square meters, will be inaugurated in a ceremony on March...More
January 01, 2013 License
Crowds in Vienna waiting to greet homecoming prisoners show varying degrees of emotion ranging from stoicism to hysteria. In black and white book
Premium Rates Apply. A smiling prisoner of war returning home to Vienna passes a woman holding a photograph up in a mixture of hope and despair. Original Publication: In black and white book
November 14, 2003 License
Premium Rates Apply. A woman greets her son, an Austrian prisoner of war returning home to Vienna. Original Publication: In black and white book
Jewish refugees on their way to Palestine.
Ilse Koch, imprisoned for making lampshades out of skin from men, posing for a portrait.
Some of the estimated two and a quarter million Germans who are being expelled from Czechoslovakian territory, after the collapse of German power in 1945. A little girl at the transit camp in Karlovy Vary, formerly Karlsbad. Original...More
Some of the estimated two and a quarter million Sudeten Germans who are being expelled from Czechoslovakian territory, after the collapse of German power in 1945. Emma Leitner of Espenthor registers her children at the transit camp in...More
A handful of survivors from the 150 refugees who left Lodz in Poland two months earlier headed for Berlin. They are following railway lines on the outskirts of Berlin in the hope of being picked up by a British train.
December 14, 1945 License