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  1. News - World - HISTORY

    US booted out suspected ex-Nazis but kept up their benefit payments

    Posted Oct 20th 2014, 09:53pm by AP

    ... and execution of thousands of Jews in occupied Poland. There are at least four living beneficiaries. They include Martin Hartmann, a former SS guard at the Sachsenhausen camp in Germany, and Jakob ... fled to Germany from Ohio in 1989 after learning denaturalisation proceedings against him were under way. He soon resettled in Croatia and now lives in a spacious apartment on the right bank ...

  2. News - World - HISTORY

    Germany and Austria mark 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht atrocities by Nazis against the Jews

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 07:19am by GDN, MCT

    ... The Guardian in Berlin Germany and Austria mark 75th anniversary of Kristallnacht atrocities by Nazis against the Jews Hate night 'must never be forgotten' One afternoon, ... or damaged on 9 and 10 November 1938 in co-ordinated attacks in Germany and Austria. Izbicki remembers that the violence seemed to particularly delight one old woman who limped past a Jewish-owned ...

  3. News - World - HISTORY

    European leaders mark 100th anniversary of outbreak of first world war

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:31pm by AFP

    ... to bring people together." Watch: World leaders mark WWI centenary in Belgium's Liege Leaders from across Europe- from Britain and Ireland to Germany, Austria, Bulgaria and Malta- ... Hollande recalled Germany's invasion of neutral Belgium in early August 1914 that turned a Balkans war into a global conflagration, raising current day parallels. "How can we remain ...

  4. News - World - HISTORY

    'Other Schindler' saved dozens in Pinochet's Chile, like German namesake

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... Augusto Pinochet's brutal regime and the uncanny parallels with Oskar Schindler's secret defiance of Nazi Germany. The two are not related. Jorge Schindler was active in the Chilean ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HISTORY

    100 years on, Hong Kong's own legacies of war

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:56am by Stuart Lau

    ... Germany and Austria-Hungary, Hong Kong was not directly involved in warfare. Still, the colonial forces undertook a number of works in preparation for possible attacks. The Mount Davis ...

  6. Lifestyle - Books - HISTORY

    Book review: The Long Shadow, by David Reynolds

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 12:22pm by MCT

    ... short, although millions of men- and women- around the world were granted the right to vote after the war. "Great dynastic empires" collapsed- tsarist Russia, monarchies in Germany ...

  7. News - World - HISTORY

    Ikea paid millions to Romania's communist secret police in 1980s

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 04:31am by The Guardian

    ... These were shipped to Ikea stores in Sweden, Germany, Denmark, Austria, France, Belgium and the Netherlands. ...

  8. News - China - HISTORY

    China pointedly adds Japan’s WW2 ‘comfort women’ house as protected historic site

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:11pm by AFP

    ... media have compared Japan’s democratically elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Adolf Hitler, urging him to emulate Germany’s post-war contrition for the evils of Nazism. Tensions escalated ...

  9. News - World - HISTORY

    Vets honoured at Normandy ahead of main D-Day 70th anniversary event

    Posted Jun 05th 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... who put their lives on the line for an invasion that ultimately led to the defeat of Nazi Germany. Of more than 156,000 troops who waded or parachuted onto French soil on June 6, 1944, some ...

  10. News - World - HISTORY

    British agent infiltrated Nazi network in UK, newly-released files show

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 11:26pm by BLOOM

    ... of their lives unaware that their covert service for Germany had actually been for Britain. MI5, the counter-espionage service, even arranged for some to receive German medals. A November 1941 document ... for the German government". While most of the company's staff in Britain had returned to Germany or been interned, MI5 identified the sister of one of them, Dorothy Wegener, as being a member ...




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