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Ex-Nazi camp guard deported by U.S. dies in Germany

World Jan 11, 2019

Ex-Nazi camp guard deported by U.S. dies in Germany

Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades until his past was revealed and he was deported to Germany last year, has died, German media reported Thursday. He was 95. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ...

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

World Dec 23, 2018

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

The last surviving fighter from the doomed 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising by Jewish partisans against the Nazis died Saturday in Israel aged 94, the country's president said. Simcha Rotem, who went by the nom-de-guerre Kazik, served in the Jewish Fighting Organization that staged the uprising ...

Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

World Nov 9, 2018

Letter shows a fearful Albert Einstein long before rise of Nazis

More than a decade before the Nazis seized power in Germany, Albert Einstein was on the run and fearful for his country's future, according to a newly revealed handwritten letter. A longtime friend and fellow Jew, German Foreign Minister Walther Rathenau, had just been assassinated ...

World / Politics Nov 7, 2018

Illinois Nazi loses House race by huge margin

An avowed Nazi running as a Republican lost a House race in suburban Chicago on Tuesday. Arthur Jones, who called the Holocaust "the biggest, blackest lie in history" and described himself as a former leader of the American Nazi Party, lost by a 50-point margin ...

Norwegian commando who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99

World Oct 22, 2018

Norwegian commando who foiled Nazi nuclear plan dies at 99

The leader of a daring World War II raid to thwart Nazi Germany's nuclear ambitions has died at age 99, Norwegian government officials said on Sunday. Joachim Roenneberg, serving behind enemy lines in his native Norway during the German occupation, in 1943 blew up a ...