Nazism

Recovered diary by Hitler's aide sheds light on the Third Reich

By Zoe Winograd, June 11, 2013

A lost diary written by one of Hitler’s closest aides has been found in America.

The document, which disappeared after the Nuremberg trials in 1946, was written by Alfred Rosenberg, who was sentenced to death for crimes against humanity.

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Heroine who turned a zoo into a refuge from the Nazis

By Jennifer Lipman, June 7, 2013

The extraordinary story of a Holocaust heroine who saved Jews from the Nazis by hiding them in animal cages at Warsaw Zoo, has been published in Britain for the first time.

Diane Ackerman's bestselling book describes how Antonina Zabinski and her husband Jan - a keeper at the zoo - risked their lives to protect more than 300 people.

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Two men in Nazi uniform ejected from Lancashire heritage event

By Jonathan Kalmus, May 30, 2013

Two men wearing Nazi uniform were ejected from a wartime-themed bank holiday event after organisers pledged to crack down on displays of Nazi regalia.

East Lancashire Railway (ELR) had barred enthusiasts attending its annual 1940s family fun day from wearing Germany military costume after complaints from Holocaust survivors and MPs.

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Hitler love letter auctioned but paintings do not sell

May 23, 2013

A love letter from Hitler to his niece has sold for £2,800 at an auction in Shropshire. But five paintings by the Nazi leader expected to fetch over £24,000 failed to find a buyer at the Mullock’s sale at Ludlow Racecourse on Tuesday. Documents bearing signatures of Hitler’s deputy, Rudolf Hess, and right-hand man, Hermann Goering, also went under the hammer.

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Nazi propaganda on show at the British Library

By Jennifer Lipman, May 23, 2013

Antisemitic Nazi posters have gone on show in London this week as part of a British Library exhibition on propaganda.

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No ‘Nazis’ allowed at family event

By Jonathan Kalmus, May 17, 2013

The organisers of a family event celebrating wartime Britain have been forced to hire security staff to eject anyone who attends dressed in Nazi uniform.

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Greeks plan law to hit neo-Nazis

By JCReporter, May 17, 2013

Greek Deputy Minister of Justice Costas Karagounis has tabled a bill designed to outlaw racial, religious, ethnic and homophobic incitement.

The move comes in the wake of a recent Holocaust commemoration event in Thessaloniki where World Jewish Congress members raised the issue of antisemitism with Greek government officials.

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‘Auschwitz cook’ arrested on war crimes charges

By Zoe Winograd, May 7, 2013

A 93-year-old alleged SS member was arrested in Germany last night.

Hans Lipshis, who was taken into custody from his care home near Stuttgart, was accused of taking part in murder and genocide at Auschwitz.

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British saw 1948 Jewish fighters as 'like those of Nazi Germany'

By Jennifer Lipman, April 26, 2013

The High Commissioner of Palestine viewed the behaviour of Jewish fighters as comparable to that of the Nazis, according to an intelligence report issued two weeks before statehood was declared.

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Dispute over Nazi marches

By Anna Sheinman, April 18, 2013

The Minister for Europe has refused to back critics of marches in Latvia and Lithuania that honour Nazi collaborators. Tory MP David Lidington said in a letter that condemnation of the marches, which honour the Waffen SS and the Lithuanian Activist Front, was "a matter for the respective governments".

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