11 Paradoxical pictures of refugees fleeing World War II to save Syria

11 Paradoxical pictures of refugees fleeing World War II to save Syria

The world does not stop and we move and change over the years. But at the  same speed in which we modernize, many times, also we go forgetting history. Just look back to know that the current situation of refugees from Syria is not the first time that happens in the world and probably will not be the last .

During the height of World War II , thousands of refugees did exactly the same route they are doing today people fleeing theconflict in Syria.

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But instead of moving to Europe, with Germany in mind, 70 years ago they were evacuating the deadly part of the world.

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In 1944, organizations that gave relief and shelter, began to settle in Syria, Egypt and Palestine. Go up there was the only way to escape the bloody and deadly conflict.

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Thousands of people of all ages and social classes undertook a long journey to Syria and around, promising to stay in a safe place as the war ended.

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These photographs were colored by  Sanna Dullaway to offer an even more amazing sight of this mass evacuation.

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It is a reminder for people who seek their own safety and those of their families. It is the opportunity to open arms to other human beings.

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Now the situation has reversed. What do you think?

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