Unusual WWII Facts, Part 13

History of Sorts

Gas-Resistant-pram-1

This image was taken in London at the start of WWII.That is how big the fear was in Great Britain of a gas attack. The pram is supposed to be gas proof and the mother is wearing a gas mask.

Buchenwald-concentration-camp

Two guards of Buchenwald concentration camp who were beaten up by prisoners after the liberation of the camp.

gandhi

A few months before the war broke out , on the 23rd of July 1939, Gandhi wrote the above letter to Adolf Hitler, appealing to his better nature. We all know now he had no better nature.

Adolf-Hitler

Even though he had no better nature there were a few rare occasions where he displayed some sort of humanity.  In this image Hitler is seen comforting a woman at her husband’s funeral.

rare21

Two Tuskegee Airmen with some Easter presents for Hitler on Easter if 1945. Given the fact Easter fell on April 1st that year…

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