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Holodomor is the Ukrainian word for “killing by hunger.” It is now the proper term for Josef Stalin’s forced starvation genocide against the Ukraine from 1932 to 1933. The manner by which Stalin forced it on the Ukrainian people is open for discussion, but most historians agree that he knew what was happening in the Ukraine and refused to provide relief of any kind, even ordering food shipments diverted from the Ukraine and what food its population had confiscated, violently whenever necessary.
WOMEN WARRIORS | #photography by ELIZABETH HERMAN “A Woman’s War” explores the post-conflict experiences and struggles of women who played a frontline role in #Bangladesh’s liberation struggle of 1971, and who have, since the war’s end, not only had to struggle for equal rights and recognition, but also for their dignity, honor, and idea of womanhood. #herstory #sheroes
National Geographic, 1985 Steve McCurry shot photo of young woman at a refugee camp in Pakistan for a story on "Along Afganistan's War-Torn Frontier." In 2002, McCurry and National Geographic returned to Pakistan to find the woman, which they did. The woman's name is Sharbat Gula. My FAVORITE picture of all time....haunting!
A pall of smoke lingers over this scene of destruction in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 7, 1945, a day after the explosion of the atomic bomb. Nearly 80,000 people are believed to have been killed immediately, with possibly another 60,000 survivors dying of injuries and radiation exposure by 1950. (AP Photo)