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# nazi-germany - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity

Sep 5th 2020, 9:00 PM 57,690 Views 15 Comments

Dr Edith Eger tells TheJournal why over 70 years after leaving Auschwitz she wants people to see her a ‘role model’.

# nazi-germany - Sunday 21 May, 2017

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

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

May 21st 2017, 8:15 AM 9,441 Views 8 Comments

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

May 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,229 Views 33 Comments

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
# Holocaust
# Holocaust

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

Dec 19th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,710 Views 22 Comments

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'
# Patryk Jaki
# Patryk Jaki

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

Feb 15th 2016, 8:41 PM 13,459 Views 36 Comments

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
# MASTERS OF DECEPTION
# MASTERS OF DECEPTION

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

Dec 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,105 Views 30 Comments

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'
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 858 Views 76 Comments

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
# Codebreakers
# Codebreakers

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:15 PM 1,203 Views 31 Comments

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'
# Greece
# Greece

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

Apr 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 23,166 Views 54 Comments

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
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

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

Jan 27th 2015, 7:30 AM 17,767 Views 42 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

Arbeit Macht Frei gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp

Nov 3rd 2014, 4:47 PM 12,519 Views 46 Comments

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
# Living Legend
# Living Legend

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

Oct 29th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,769 Views 50 Comments

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
# Poll

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

Jun 19th 2014, 9:40 AM 40 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 7:00 PM 61,848 Views 98 Comments

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
# Ww2

Code-breaker who broke Nazi Enigma code given posthumous pardon

Dec 24th 2013, 11:15 AM 16,073 Views 44 Comments

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
# Massacre
# Massacre

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 7,303 Views 27 Comments

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
# Nazi Germany
# Nazi Germany

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

May 6th 2013, 7:26 PM 17,894 Views 46 Comments

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
# 80 Years On
# 80 Years On

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

Jan 30th 2013, 3:15 PM 10,893 Views 136 Comments

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
# World War II
# World War II

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

Dec 18th 2012, 5:13 PM 10,508 Views 155 Comments

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
# Germany
# Germany

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 PM 8,380 Views 42 Comments

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
# Operation Green
# Operation Green

Nazi war dossier reveals plans to invade Ireland

Sep 26th 2012, 8:48 PM 29,263 Views 176 Comments

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
# Media
# Media

Berlusconi family newspaper calls Merkel the Fourth Reich

Aug 3rd 2012, 11:36 AM 6,674 Views 86 Comments

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
# World War II
# World War II

World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary

Jul 18th 2012, 9:14 PM 9,370 Views 45 Comments

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

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film
# Censored
From The42
# Censored

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film

Apr 10th 2012, 8:59 PM 7,317 Views 6 Comments

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
# World War II
# World War II

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

Jan 25th 2012, 9:28 AM 1,538 Views 21 Comments

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
# De Valera
# De Valera

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA

Mar 28th 2011, 11:59 AM 5,654 Views 0 Comments

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