murdered while pregnant.
Holding little hands of children or carrying infants in their arms on the way to be gassed.
To the mothers who gave their children to be hidden, many never to find them again.
To the righteous women - mothers and the nuns in convents, who were hiding and protecting the children in their care.
Or as fighters in the resistance: in ghettos, forests, partisan units.
Nurses, and service women - airwomen, ATS, WRENS
Women going about their business who lost their lives in air raids.
Women who, because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time were prisoners in concentration camps in Asia and in Europe.
Women from all walks of life, ages and from all parts of the World.
May they rest in peace.
And to lives of the few who survived and bravely carried on