Irma Grese

historyandtheholocaust:

image Irma Grese’s name is well known with the Holocaust however not a lot is actually known of her. At the approximate age of 19 she was sent to work at Ravensbrück Concentration camp where she became a camp guard, she was soon transferred to Auschwitz where she  became the rank of a senior SS-supervisor in 1943. Irma was put in charge of over 30,000 women inmates which were mainly Polish and Hungarian Jews. Her rank was the second highest a female could attain. She was also the youngest guard of the concentration camps to be hanged. Of course her sexuality comes mainly from three women, one being Gisella Perl. 

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Actress Irene Bordin

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Actress Irene Bordin

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Judy Garland performing The Joint is Really Jumpin’ Down at Carnegie Hall in Thousands Cheer, 1943


A rare photo of Veronica Lake in the 1940s.

A rare photo of Veronica Lake in the 1940s.

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James Abbe: Gloria Swanson, 1921 

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James Abbe: Gloria Swanson, 1921 

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James Abbe: The Dolly Sisters, 1927

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James Abbe: The Dolly Sisters, 1927

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James Abbe: Dora Ford, 1920

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James Abbe: Dora Ford, 1920

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Taking a Break, New York City, 1952, photo by Frank Oscar Larson

wehadfacesthen:

Taking a Break, New York City, 1952, photo by Frank Oscar Larson