Boris III of Bulgaria was the only national leader in Europe to save his entire Jewish population during the Holocaust. Boris defied Hitler refusing multiple times to deliver his Jewish citizens beyond the borders of his kingdom.
European cities ranked by Jewish populations (1939)
Jews from Denmark being rowed across the Sound to Sweden in October In this unique rescue operation, the Danish resistance movement secretly evacuated almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, more than people, across the sea to neutral Sweden.
the_ww2_memoirs German tanks and infantry attack Soviet positions on the Eastern Front, June, 1941. On June 22nd, Operation Barbarossa had just commenced, artillery and air strikes began on Soviet targets at 4:30 AM, quickly proceeded by the Panzer corps. The Wehrmacht were crossing the border into the Soviet Union later in the morning as well, virtually unopposed. They totally caught the Soviets off guard capturing over 300,000 prisoners in the first weeks! This also caused many deaths for…
Tunisia, a north African country, sits between Algeria and Libya. The population is mostly Arab, Berber and Turkish descent. The country has a Jewish population dating back years. Arabic is the official language;
The unfortunate part of history ! German dictator Adolf Hitler (right) and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini (left) pursue agendas of territorial expansion for their countries in the eventually leading to the outbreak of World War II in