Do only psychopaths commit horrible mass crimes, or are we all more responsible than we are willing to admit? Two new histories of the Nazi war machine examine their leaders—and their soldiers.
The Holocaust survivor, Nobel laureate, author, activist, dead at 87
Reinhold Hanning was sentenced to five years in prison by a German court on Friday
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Nazi Gorillas, ‘Swastika Sharks,’ booby-trapped Hitler-assassinating paintings, and a hot Third Reich vixen
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A man taught his girlfriend’s dog to ‘Sieg Heil’ in order to make it less cute. Mission accomplished?
This week on Unorthodox: Trump supporters namedrop Auschwitz, plus debut novelist Jessamyn Hope and Nazi war-crimes expert Lawrence Douglas
Jakiw Palij, a former guard at the Trawniki concentration camp, immigrated to the U.S. in 1949 as a refugee of war. Now 92, he lives in Queens and is believed to be the last ex-Nazi living in the U.S.
On May 29, 1962, two days before he was hanged, Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann wrote a plea to Israeli President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi, arguing that he was a ‘mere instrument’ in the effort to exterminate Europe’s Jews
Seventy years to the day after the start of the epoch-defining trials, three Jewish advocates stand above the rest: Jacob Robinson, Sir Hersch Lauterpacht, and Raphael Lemkin
How Benjamin Netanyahu could come to claim, and later retract, that the former mufti of Jerusalem, Hajj Muhammad Amin al-Husayni, led Hitler to the Final Solution
When and how did authentic information about the Holocaust first become known?
In 1933, Nazis stopped Ernest Drucker from performing a concerto. 80 years later, his son completed it.
Half a century after its release, the film’s historical inaccuracies glare
Obama closes legislative loophole, ending controversial longtime practice
Oskar Groening, 93, charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder
Simon Wiesenthal Center confirms death of Alois Brunner four years ago
A new documentary and a new book look at Himmler and Eichmann through newly discovered letters
Overnight theft of wrought-iron gate has memorial site rethinking security
German museum hangs painting backwards to raise money to rightfully buy it
New book says U.S. intelligence agencies used 1,000 Nazis in the 1950s
Government offered continued benefits to Nazis who agreed to leave U.S.
Rudolf Hess’ prison food is being photographed for the first time.
Discovery enables further research of the Nazi extermination camp
Oskar Groening, 93, to face trial in Germany for role at Auschwitz
Nazi leader’s former residence in Austria will be a ‘House of Responsibility’
On August 2, 1944, Nazis liquidated the concentration camp’s Gypsy section
Accused Auschwitz and Buchenwald guard had been living in Philadelphia
She’s now an 80-year-old chemistry professor in New York City