When war broke out, black Americans fought in segregated units to serve their country. The breath of freedom they experienced in Europe flamed the fight for equality when they returned home.
Posts tagged: Nazi Germany
Trans people exist. A German physician, Magnus Hirschfeld, was a pioneer in recognizing the varieties of human gender, until his career was cut short by the Nazis.
Alfred Hitchcock “directs” this series of photos in 1942, telling the wartime story, “Have You Heard,” a bit of Allied propaganda whose message is “loose lips sink ships.”
Aubrac and his wife helped fight the Nazis in the south of France during World War II.
Like me, you were probably just wondering, “how come I’ve never seen Adolf Hitler’s girlfriend in blackface?”