himmler_soviet_prisoner_1941

He looks unafraid, strong, courageous. Though no one knows what was going through his mind. No interviews exist. And history doesn’t have a record of his name.

But this young man exemplifies defiance as he stares down Heinrich Himmler, the dreaded head of the SS, at the Shirokaya Street Concentration Camp in Minsk, Belarus, in 1941.

Source: http://rarehistoricalphotos.com/himmler-prisoner-staring-d…/

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