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'I owe it to my parents': 92-year-old Auschwitz survivor determined to show there is hope in face of adversity
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'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 58,032 Views 15 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2017, 8:15 AM 9,452 Views 8 Comments

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

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German defence minister vows clear army break with Nazi past

May 13th 2017, 4:00 PM 14,241 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

Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud
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Anne Frank may have been discovered by police investigating coupon fraud

Dec 19th 2016, 9:46 AM 20,761 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.

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

Feb 15th 2016, 8:41 PM 13,471 Views 36 Comments

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

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

Dec 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,145 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Jul 18th 2015, 8:00 AM 926 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.

More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII
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More fascinating than fiction: The women codebreakers of WWII

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:15 PM 1,450 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Apr 12th 2015, 9:15 AM 23,389 Views 54 Comments

A town in Greece is still looking for justice.

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

Jan 27th 2015, 7:30 AM 18,365 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.

Arbeit Macht Frei gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp
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Arbeit Macht Frei gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp

Nov 3rd 2014, 4:47 PM 12,526 Views 46 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2014, 7:20 AM 15,797 Views 51 Comments

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

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

Jun 19th 2014, 9:40 AM 48 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 21st 2014, 7:00 PM 62,439 Views 98 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2013, 11:15 AM 16,588 Views 43 Comments

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

Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews
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Lithuania marks 70th anniversary of obliteration of Vilnius Jews

Sep 23rd 2013, 8:30 PM 7,312 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.

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

May 6th 2013, 7:26 PM 17,904 Views 46 Comments

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

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

Jan 30th 2013, 3:15 PM 10,901 Views 136 Comments

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

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

Dec 18th 2012, 5:13 PM 10,646 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.

Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims
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Germany expanding compensation for Nazi victims

Nov 15th 2012, 8:45 PM 8,395 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 war dossier reveals plans to invade Ireland
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# Operation Green

Nazi war dossier reveals plans to invade Ireland

Sep 26th 2012, 8:48 PM 29,788 Views 176 Comments

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

Berlusconi family newspaper calls Merkel the Fourth Reich
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Berlusconi family newspaper calls Merkel the Fourth Reich

Aug 3rd 2012, 11:36 AM 6,703 Views 86 Comments

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

World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary
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World's 'most wanted' Nazi arrested in Hungary

Jul 18th 2012, 9:14 PM 9,376 Views 45 Comments

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

Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film
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Ukrainian authorities prevent release of controversial Nazi soccer film

Apr 10th 2012, 8:59 PM 7,402 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jan 25th 2012, 9:28 AM 1,543 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.

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA
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# De Valera

De Valera colluded with British authorities to break the IRA

Mar 28th 2011, 11:59 AM 5,675 Views 0 Comments

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