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Faces of Nazi guards who killed a million Jews go online

Faces of Nazi guards who killed a million Jews go online | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The names of almost 10,000 Nazi SS guards who helped in the extermination of more than a million Jews at Auschwitz have been posted online for the first time.
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Israel Says Nazi Camp Excavations Unearth Link to Anne Frank

Israel Says Nazi Camp Excavations Unearth Link to Anne Frank | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
Israel Says Nazi Camp Excavations Unearth Link to Anne Frank
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Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105

Reporter Who Broke The Story Of Start Of WWII Dies At 105 | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
As an activist, Clare Hollingworth saved thousands of refugees from Hitler's forces. Then, a few days into her career as a reporter, she uncovered the scoop of a lifetime: Germany was invading Poland.
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Rare Photos Show World War II From the Soviet Side

Rare Photos Show World War II From the Soviet Side | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
When Arthur Bondar came across the negatives of a Soviet war photographer, he realized he had stumbled upon an important cache of images of World War II that gave an intimate look at that country’s side.
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Inside the secret Nazi command centre discovered underneath a convent

Inside the secret Nazi command centre discovered underneath a convent | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
At its height, the bunker would have held 200 people at any one time, all working to advance the cause of the Nazis and working under the direction of Fritz Bracht, a Nazi governor in Poland.
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French Historians Unveil WWII Secret Services' Archives

French Historians Unveil WWII Secret Services' Archives | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
French Historians Unveil WWII Secret Services' Archives
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Photographs show infamous Nazis being brought to justice

Photographs show infamous Nazis being brought to justice | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
One of those in the black and white photos is a smirking Franz Hossler - a commander at Auschwitz concentration camp and then deputy commandant of Bergen-Belsen in Germany.
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Demented, Dying, But On Trial, The Last Nazis Reveal Their True Evil

Demented, Dying, But On Trial, The Last Nazis Reveal Their True Evil | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The trial of the SS bookkeeper from Auschwitz exposes not only the banality, but the bean-counting, that was integral to the Holocaust.
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Graphic images from liberated Denmark show conspirators rounded up

Graphic images from liberated Denmark show conspirators rounded up | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The black and white photographs were taken after British paratroopers swept into the Scandinavian country in 1945.
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New homeowner opens shelter sealed since 1961

New homeowner opens shelter sealed since 1961 | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
WEST LAKE HILLS — With effort, Craig Denham heaves open the heavy metal door.
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How Danish Jews escaped the Nazis

How Danish Jews escaped the Nazis | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
“ Seventy years ago this month, almost the entire Jewish population of Nazi-occupied Denmark - several thousand people - left their homes, fleeing for their lives.”
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Hiding in N. Virginia, a daughter of Auschwitz

Hiding in N. Virginia, a daughter of Auschwitz | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
What would you do if your father was one of the most hated men in history?
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But will it have bunker beds? Pub where Hitler was born to be turned into apartments… with a bedroom at the spot of his birth

But will it have bunker beds? Pub where Hitler was born to be turned into apartments… with a bedroom at the spot of his birth | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The pub where Adolf Hitler was born in the Austrian town of Branau-am-Inn (pictured) could be turned into flats after developers submitted plans to the local council.
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These harrowing photos show the horror of Mauthausen concentration camp - including the infamous Stairs of Death - where over 122,000 people died

These harrowing photos show the horror of Mauthausen concentration camp - including the infamous Stairs of Death - where over 122,000 people died | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
Shocking images from the brutal Austrian camp where inmates suffered punishing workloads and horrific Nazi games
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In World War I, British military industry was dominated by women

In World War I, British military industry was dominated by women | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
Women took over difficult and hazardous jobs to fuel the war effort.
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'Forgotten' army of 400,000 Muslim soldiers who fought for Britain

'Forgotten' army of 400,000 Muslim soldiers who fought for Britain | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The brave Indian troops who have been left out of modern-day history
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'Lifelong promise' kept: WWII veteran killed in action finally comes home to New Orleans

'Lifelong promise' kept: WWII veteran killed in action finally comes home to New Orleans | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
Baton Rouge, LA /News/:
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Hitler's commando Lt-Col Otto Skorzeny 'worked as an assassin for Israeli intelligence'

Hitler's commando Lt-Col Otto Skorzeny 'worked as an assassin for Israeli intelligence' | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
A former SS officer known as “Hitler’s commando” reportedly worked as an
assassin for Israeli intelligence after the Second World War
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Last survivor of Treblinka death camp dies | News | DW.COM | 21.02.2016

Last survivor of Treblinka death camp dies | News | DW.COM | 21.02.2016 | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
Samuel Willenberg, who was one of only 67 people known to have survived the camp in occupied Poland, has died in Israel. He was part of a group who fled the prison in a revolt in 1943.
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'Napalm girl' photographer returns _ with iPhone, Instagram

'Napalm girl' photographer returns _ with iPhone, Instagram | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
TRANG BANG, Vietnam (AP) — He stands in the northbound lane of Vietnam's Highway 1, traffic swirling around him, horns honking. He is pointing. Right there, he says — that's where it happened.
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Ex-Nazis got $20 million in Social Security in U.S., watchdog says

Ex-Nazis got $20 million in Social Security in U.S., watchdog says | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
More than 130 suspected Nazi war criminals collected public benefits between 1962 and 2015, when a new law finally ended the practice
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Graphic images from liberated Denmark show conspirators rounded up

Graphic images from liberated Denmark show conspirators rounded up | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
The black and white photographs were taken after British paratroopers swept into the Scandinavian country in 1945.
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Europe's human rights court criticises Russia over Katyn massacre

Europe's human rights court criticises Russia over Katyn massacre | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
In 1940, some 22,000 Polish troops and intellectuals were trucked in from prison camps, shot in the head from behind, and shoved into mass graves in Katyn, western Russia.
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Ex-Nazi SS captain convicted over World War II massacre of 335 people dies aged 100

Ex-Nazi SS captain convicted over World War II massacre of 335 people dies aged 100 | The 20th Century | Scoop.it
“ ROME -- Erich Priebke, a former German Nazi SS officer convicted of one of Italy's worst wartime massacres, died on Friday in Rome at the age of 100, his lawyer said.”
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I was Hitler's chauffeur... and I was at the bunker to hurl a flaming rag on his petrol-soaked corpse

Where the Fuhrer went, so did Erich Kempka... and here he tells for the first time the secrets of life as the Nazi leader's driver.
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