The prisoner defiantly stares down Heinrich Himmler, Hitler’s right-hand-man, who was responsible for the Holocaust. Greasley’s confrontation with Himmler took place during an inspection of the camp he was confined to. The inmates were ordered to remain seated, but Greasley refused. Horace Greasley also escaped the death camp, but sneaked back in to rescue a German woman whom he had fallen in love with.
this is amazing
toby cavanaugh + uhm… what was I saying?
What were your most memorable fan encounters so far?
Going to the bathroom has never been so traumatic.
There is never a limit for too much adorableness.
“I still believe, in spite of everything, that people are really good at heart.”
i can’t not reblog her
Thomas a Kempis. Opera. Nuremberg, 1494.
This volume, one of a very few existing examples of a chain binding, still retains the remnant of the hand-wrought chain which fastened it securely to a shelf. At the time of the publication of this book in the 1490s, books were so valuable that they were often chained in place to foil thieves.