March 11, 1946: Rudolf Höss, commandant of Auschwitz concentration camp, was captured while living as a farmer under the alias of Franz Lang. The force that captured Höss was led by Hanns Alexander, a Jewish man from Berlin.
My apologies for the poor photo quality here- the map was recently encapsulated, which means that it is better protected, but harder to photograph. A better image is available through Penn State’s Flickr account.
The map was produced by the OSS on June 19,1944. Then marked “confidential,” it provides a glimpse into what other parts of the world were aware of regarding concentration camps.
Map: Germany, concentration camps (June, 1944) / compiled and drawn in the Branch of Research and Analysis, OSS. [Washington, D.C.] : OSS, 1944.
April 10, 1944: The Red Army recaptured Odessa after several years of Romanian occupation.
This map was produced in 1943, during the Romanian occupation, and was clearly intended to show German encroachment upon “Russia’s Ukraine” and its industrial centers.
Map: Chapin, R. M. Russia’s Ukraine: Time map. [New York?] Time, 1943.
I love when cats decide they love something.
That is a very patient bunny."come here ma cherie and let me love you"
Gary Oldman provides us with further proof that Benedict Cumberbatch is basically an angel. (x)
Oh Benedict, making me love you more, which I didn’t think was possible.
I LOVE them both so much! I’m crying now.
Heard this story second hand. Nice to hear it from Gary.
Margaery was only married to Joffrey for like an hour, and it was STILL way too long for her.
WARNING: Benedict Cumberbatch eloquently replies to a question about his tendency to play nerdy characters.