Nazis

The Curious George series has sold 10,000 times the initial print run.

When Curious George Made a Daring Escape From the Nazis

The authors of the children's book series fled wartime France with the manuscript tied to their bikes

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Prosecute Nazi War Criminals

A new, detailed 3D simulation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp is helping prosecutors build stronger cases against these still-living Nazis

The Daring Plan to Steal Nazi Radar Technology

A British parachute regiment set off toward Bruneval on the northern coast of occupied France. Their mission: to steal German radar secrets

Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt and Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia in the latter's office in Washington on the occasion of Mrs. Roosevelt's being sworn in as Mayor La Guardia's assistant in the Office of Civilian Defense.

The New Deal Origins of Homeland Security

During FDR’s administration, the First Lady and the Mayor of New York clashed over guns, butter and American liberalism

The Dessen Bauhaus was home to ambitious movement that went far beyond blocky architecture.

Harvard Just Launched a Fascinating Resource All About Bauhaus

The newly digitized collection is as ambitious as the art school it documents

Photo taken at Auschwitz in 2013.

Use the Phrase “Polish Death Camps” in Poland and You May Go to Jail

Soon, saying that Nazi death camps were Polish could earn you three years in prison

A German armored train

Dig to Find Fabled Nazi Gold Train Begins

Explorers believe the Nazis stashed an armored train full of gold and weapons in tunnels in Poland's Owl Mountains

Children salute the American flag in 1915.

The Rules About How to Address the U.S. Flag Came About Because No One Wanted to Look Like a Nazi

During the National Anthem, Americans are asked to put their right hands over their hearts. But why?

Diaries of Holocaust Architect Heinrich Himmler Discovered in Russia

The man who designed the Nazi concentration camps switched easily between recording domestic life and mass murder

One of the board games in the collections of the Museum of World War II

How the Nazis “Normalized” Anti-Semitism by Appealing to Children

A new museum and exhibit explore the depths of the hatred toward Europe’s Jews

Auschwitz Museum Finds Victim's Jewelry in False-Bottomed Mug

A women’s ring made of gold and a necklace was carefully wrapped in a piece of canvas

Rudolf Hess, at right, was a Nazi leader when he flew to Scotland in May of 1941.

Will We Ever Know Why Nazi Leader Rudolf Hess Flew to Scotland in the Middle of World War II?

The remarkable tale of insanity, espionage, and conspiracies remains unanswered after 75 years

Were American-run newspapers during World War II full of news by Nazis?

How the Associated Press Became Part of the Nazi Propaganda Machine

New research suggests a backscratch agreement that traded access for control

German Brewery Pulls Beer Accused of Having Nazi and Anti-Immigrant Sentiments

“Grenzzaun halbe" referenced the country's debate on whether or not to seal its borders

Tom Randle plays Macheath, or “Mack the Knife,” in a production of Benjamin Britten’s The Beggar’s Opera.

The Strange Career of “Mack the Knife”

As old Macheath is inducted into the National Recording Registry, here's a look back at his long musical life

Spared From the Holocaust by His Countrymen, a Jewish Refugee Hopes That Denmark Can Regain Its Humanity

Leo Goldberger will never forget how his fellow Danes kept him safe, but the reaction to today’s refugee crisis gives him pause about his former homeland

This could have been Britain during World War II, but Operation Bernhard was foiled after the Allies learned about the plan.

The Nazis Planned to Bomb Britain With Forged Bank Notes

But Operation Bernhard never made it rain

Up to 925,000 Jews and Romani were murdered at Treblinka, a Nazi extermination camp near Warsaw, Poland.

Last Survivor of Treblinka, Final Destination for Up to 925,000 People, Has Died

Samuel Willenberg devoted the rest of his life to honoring those murdered at the camp

Henri Matisse's "Woman Sitting in an Armchair," is one of the paintings stolen by Nazis that will be returned to its rightful owner.

Only Five Works From the Gurlitt Art Nest Have Been Confirmed As Art Stolen By Nazis

A task force took two years and nearly $2 million to investigate more than 1,200 pieces found in a Munich apartment

Railway tracks lead into a dark underground shaft in a former mine in Walbrzych, Poland near where amateur treasure hunters say they have found a lost Nazi train full of gold.

Sorry, Treasure Hunters: That Legendary Nazi Gold Train Is a Total Bust

After months of searching, experts say rumors of a forgotten treasure are just that

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