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Story of a #Polish plumber who worked in the Warsaw ghetto. Her name is Irene Sendler and she saved 2500 Jewish children.
During WWII, Irena, got permission to work in the Warsaw ghetto,
as a Plumbing/Sewer specialist. She had an ulterior motive
Irena smuggled Jewish infants out in the bottom
of the tool box she carried.
She also carried a burlap sack in the back of her truck,
for larger kids.
Irena kept a dog in the back that she trained to bark
when the Nazi soldiers let her in and out of the ghetto.
During her time of doing this, she managed to
smuggle out and save 2500 kids/infants.
Ultimately, she was caught, however, and the Nazis
broke both of her legs and arms and beat her severely.
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4. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq

#Iraq #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren
1. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼
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2. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼
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My new visual reconstruction of #Maidan massacre in #Ukraine & bullet holes locations shows that snipers from Maidan-controlled buildings and not Berkut police & government snipers massacred Maidan protesters. View is from Berkut barricade spot. #Майдан #Майдан_5 #Майдан_5років
Bullet holes, which were identified in government forensic expert reports, videos & photos, as being from directions of this Hotel Ukraine & other Maidan-controlled buildings are within the massacre area, locations, height and directions of shooting of the Maidan protesters.
My visual reconstruction based on government forensic expert reports, videos & photos of bullet holes locations shows that Berkut police & Omega snipers were generally shooting above Maidan protesters at 2d & higher floors of Hotel Ukraina & in electric poles, flower box & trees.
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#OTD in 1940, the #USSR began the third wave of deportations from occupied eastern #Poland. This deportation targeted refugees who had escaped from western to eastern Poland following the German invasion. #WWII
In December 1939, the #USSR and #Germany had agreed to repatriate refugees from their respective occupied territories. Those in the Soviet zone who wished to return to the German zone were required to register with the German authorities and vice versa. #WWII
164,000 people applied to leave the Soviet zone, but Germany only accepted 66,000. The #NKVD then ordered the deportation of refugees who applied to return to #Germany but were not accepted by the German authorities. #WWII
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Yesterday I created a thread in which my objective was to point out my horrible experience at the @DeptVetAffairs office when I returned back, for mid-tour leave, from combat operation in #Iraq. Mind you, this was Feb 2005.
I couldn't believe how I was treated! I was sobbing uncontrollably, shaking, & suicidal. I wanted to end it! No more pain! And then to top it off, we were escorted off of VA property because my brother was shouting at the VA staff as to why they weren't going to help me.
Although the point was well received by 99% of you, after reviewing the thread, I realized how selfish it was. I used "I" when I should've been using "WE". I was NEVER alone throughout my combat tours. Deployed troops bond, show esprit de corps, and latch onto one another.
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#OTD in 1940, the #USSR began the second #WWII mass deportation of #Polish citizens from eastern Polish borderlands occupied by the Soviets on Sept.17, 1939. Polish civilians were deported by the USSR in four waves that occurred from Feb. 10, 1940 through mid-June 1941.
Each deportation had a distinctive character & targeted specific populations of Polish people in occupied eastern Poland.The deportation of April 13 targeted small farmers, tradesmen, civil servants, and the families of those who had been arrested or taken as POWs by the Soviets.
Many of those deported on April 13 were family members of the #Polish officers, policemen, and intelligentsia who were executed by the #USSR during the #Katyń massacre; roughly 80 percent of those included in this deportation were women and children. #WWII
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(1) #AboutStrzok This is #PeterStrzok . He is in his 40s. He works for the #FBI . He was the only person to interview @HillaryClinton , with no recording, on her #HRCEmail investigation .
(2) #AboutStrzok How many #STRZOK family members are there? There are only 100 total Americans out of 300 million with this name . You can Google this. #PeterStrzok must be unique in such a small family, right?
(3) #AboutStrzok The father of #PeterStrzok (ii) is Peter Strzok Sr, and he was in the Army core of engineers. Oh, he was actually a career expert in sanctions and nuclear activity in #Iran . fayobserver.com/d8027ffd-e2a6-…
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