Nazism

February 10, 2019 - 11:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes. The Nuremberger Nachrichten newspaper reported Sunday that no bids...
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The research document entitled The Finnish SS-volunteers and atrocities 1941 - 1943 against Jews, detailing atrocities against civilians and Prisoners of War in Ukraine and the Caucasus Region, pictured in Helsinki, Finland, on Friday Feb. 8, 2019. Senior Israeli Holocaust historian, Efraim Zuroff of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, on Sunday Feb. 10, 2019, has praised Finnish authorities for publishing a report concluding that the Nordic country's volunteer battalion serving with Nazi Germany's notorious Waffen-SS took part in atrocities during World War II including participating in the mass murder of Jews.(Heikki Saukkomaa/Lehtikuva via AP)
February 10, 2019 - 10:04 am
HELSINKI (AP) — An Israeli Holocaust historian on Sunday praised Finnish authorities for publishing a report concluding that the country's volunteer battalion, which served with Nazi Germany's Waffen-SS, took part in atrocities during World War II, including participating in the mass murder of Jews...
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February 10, 2019 - 6:33 am
BERLIN (AP) — Five watercolors attributed to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler from his early days as a struggling artist have failed to sell at auction in the southern German city of Nuremberg, possibly over fears they could be fakes. The Nuremberger Nachrichten newspaper reported Sunday that no bids...
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February 02, 2019 - 4:14 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German sausage museum apparently won't move to the site of a former Nazi camp for slave laborers after news of the plan triggered strong criticism. The German Bratwurst Museum was slated to move to an area on the outskirts of the eastern town of Muehlhausen that was once a satellite...
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In this photo taken with reflections at a window at the visitors tribune, Israeli Historian Saul Friedlaender delivers his speech during a remembrance event of the parliament Bundestag to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 31, 2019 - 8:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — A prominent Holocaust survivor on Thursday said that Germany has learned from its Nazi past and become a bulwark against intolerance. Speaking at a memorial event in parliament commemorating the 6 million European Jews murdered in the Holocaust, Israeli historian Saul Friedlaender...
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This image provided by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, shows Henri-Edmond Cross’ “Regatta in Venice” from 1903/04, which is currently on show at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, near Berlin. The painting is on loan from the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston. The heirs of a Jewish collector say the painting was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and have filed a legal request for its return, a German newspaper reported Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Courtesy of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston via AP)
January 30, 2019 - 7:46 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and have filed a legal request for its return, a German newspaper reported Wednesday. German daily Bild reported the unidentified heirs are claiming...
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January 30, 2019 - 11:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and have filed a legal request for its return, a German newspaper reported Wednesday. German daily Bild reported the unidentified heirs are claiming...
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January 30, 2019 - 9:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — The heirs of a Jewish collector say a painting from a Texas museum on loan in Germany was stolen from their family by the Nazis, and have filed a complaint asking for its return, a German newspaper reported Wednesday. German daily Bild reported the unidentified heirs are claiming...
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January 30, 2019 - 8:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — An impressionist painting from an American museum on loan in Germany has become the focus of attention because of allegations it may have been looted by the Nazis from a Jewish art collector. The Barberini Museum in Potsdam, near Berlin, said Wednesday the heirs of the Jewish...
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Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, center, her daughter Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, left, and her grandson Simon Wallfisch, right, the son of Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch and Simon Wallfisch, are two of thousands of Jews in Britain have applied for restoration of German citizenship stripped from their ancestors by the Nazis during the Third Reich. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 29, 2019 - 7:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor who had sworn to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. But more than 70 years after the Holocaust, Brexit has prompted Wallfisch and thousands of other Jews in Britain...
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