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# nazi-germany - Sunday 21 May, 2017

France to honour prisoners forced to work on Hitler's secret weapon in WWII

Thousands of slaves were forced to work on Hitler’s secret weapon: the V2 rockets.

# nazi-germany - Saturday 13 May, 2017

German defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

German defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

Von der Leyen had pledged zero tolerance on all forms of extremism after it emerged the top suspect arrested, Lieutenant Franco Albrecht, 28, had expressed racist views years ago

# nazi-germany - Monday 19 December, 2016

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

New research suggests that the August 1944 police raid in which Frank was arrested may have been staged to investigate illegal activity in the building.

# nazi-germany - Monday 15 February, 2016

Right-wing Polish minister wants jail for anyone who calls Nazi death camps 'Polish'

Poland was attacked and occupied by Nazi Germany during World War II.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

This 'Ghost Army' used phony inflatable tanks and weapons to dupe Hitler in WW2

The men were artists, audio technicians, actors and designers who created inflatable mock-ups of military vehicles, tanks and artillery.

# nazi-germany - Saturday 18 July, 2015

'Old, frail, repentant… But still a criminal: The bookkeeper of Auschwitz should die in prison'

Oskar Gröning looks like he could be a kindly grandfather. He probably is. But he also volunteered to serve in one of the greatest murder camps ever constructed.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

A closer look at the women cryptographers who were instrumental in the Allied war effort against the Nazis.

# nazi-germany - Sunday 12 April, 2015

Recalling a Nazi massacre: 'A burly German soldier killed my little brother and two women'

A town in Greece is still looking for justice.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

'We were woken by these piercing screams': Survivors remember the horror of Auschwitz

Between 1940 and 1945, some 1.1 million people, including one million Jews, perished in the twin death camps of Auschwitz-Birkenau.

# nazi-germany - Monday 3 November, 2014

Arbeit Macht Frei gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp

The theft of the historic wrought iron gate happened during the night.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

'British Schindler' honoured for saving hundreds of children from Nazi death camps

Sir Nicholas Winton brought 669 Czech children to safety in 1939.

# nazi-germany - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Nazi prison guards be tried for war crimes?

For more than 60 years German courts only prosecuted Nazi war criminals if evidence showed they personally committed atrocities.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guinness planned to advertise in Nazi Germany - and here are the posters My Goodness

Guinness planned to advertise in Nazi Germany - and here are the posters

Swastikas, Nazi flags and Zeppelins next to pints of the black stuff.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon Ww2

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon

Alan Turing was criminally convicted for being gay and underwent forced hormone treatment to extinguish his sex drive.

# nazi-germany - Monday 23 September, 2013

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

More than 90 per cent of Lithuania’s 200,000 pre-war Jews died at the hands of the Nazis and local collaborators during WWII.

# nazi-germany - Monday 6 May, 2013

Germany arrests 93-year-old over alleged duty at Auschwitz

Hans Lipschis – the ‘fourth most-wanted Nazi’ – says he was a cook and not a guard in Auschwitz-Birkenau.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Hitler's rise to power a 'constant warning', says Merkel

Angela Merkel says freedom should never been taken for granted, on the 80th anniversary of Hitler’s rise to power.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Pardon for Irish deserters who fought in WWII likely in new year

Thousands of Defence Forces personnel who were persecuted by the Irish government for fighting with the Allies in World War II will receive a formal pardon in the new year.

# nazi-germany - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Fund administrators and German officials say payments to Holocaust survivors are needed “more than ever” as they enter their final years.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Nazi war dossier reveals plans to invade Ireland

Documents to go on sale at auction tomorrow in Shropshire, England.

# nazi-germany - Friday 3 August, 2012

Berlusconi family newspaper calls Merkel the Fourth Reich

Today’s Il Giornale headline “Quarto Reich” is accompanied by a picture of the German Chancellor.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary

Laszlo Csizsik-Csatary was sentenced to death by a Czech court in 1948 but fled to Canada and had lived freely.

# nazi-germany - Tuesday 10 April, 2012

From The42 Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film Censored This post contains videos

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film

It is feared that ‘The Match’ may incite violence if it is shown in cinemas.

# nazi-germany - Wednesday 25 January, 2012

Shatter indicates pardon on the way for Irish deserters who fought in WWII

Thousands of Irish soldiers fled the Defence Forces to fight for the Allies in World War II. They were persecuted upon their return to Ireland.

# nazi-germany - Monday 28 March, 2011

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA

Newly-released documents show how Éamon De Valera colluded with the British authorities to crush the IRA.