All but Hendrik arrested and sent to concentration camps. One, Dirk Boonstra, died at Dachau. Hendrik escaped Nazis 2 days before they were supposed to fulfill command to arrest Jews and gone into hiding.Nazis unable to find him.He went to Meppel and found Dutch Resistance’s local underground cell.Became member and participated in armed resistance,theft of food coupons,and blank ID cards.Hendrick also hid Jewish families and moved them under cover of darkness from one hiding place to…
On 14 June 1940, sergeant François Mitterrand was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans. After a year and a half he finally managed to escape. He would become President of France, from 1981 to 1995.
Crossroads Able, a 23-kiloton air-deployed nuclear weapon detonated on July 1, 1946. This bomb used the infamous Demon core that took the lives of two scientists in two separate criticality accidents. [Via]
The Nokmim, also referred to as The Avengers or the Jewish Avengers, were groups of Jewish assassins that targeted Nazi war criminals with the aim of avenging the Holocaust. The groups of Jews – some veterans of the Jewish brigade, and some veterans of the Partisans − were organized after World War II ended. The name refers to Nakam (Dam Yehudi Nakam–"Jewish Blood Will Be Avenged"), a Jewish organization founded by Abba Kovner in 1945