The eight-line poem, half of which was copied from a Dutch book of verse, is dated March 28, 1942, shortly before Anne and her family went into hiding from the Netherlands' wartime Nazi occupiers in a secret apartment in an Amsterdam canal house.
Tens of thousands of Nazi war crimes suspects may have continued receiving disability pensions despite a law passed nearly two decades ago ordering them revoked, according to an official review quietly published Tuesday.
In 1943, the Nazi occupying forces on the Greek island of Zakynthos called Mayor Carrer and demanded a list of all the Jews on the island. Distraught, Carrer consulted the local Bishop Chrysostomos and, together, the two made the courageous decision to deny the Nazis' request. Now, Carrer's daughter is visiting Israel.
Archaeologists in Berlin have unearthed a large number of human bones from a site close to where Nazi scientists carried out research on body parts of death camp victims sent to them by sadistic SS doctor Josef Mengele, officials said Thursday.
The Philadelphia Police Department on Thursday announced an internal review after a photograph surfaced online of an officer with a tattoo that the mayor called 'incredibly offensive,' especially to veterans and victims of the Nazis.
Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge against their former tormentors, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret — that to his knowledge he didn't actually succeed in killing any Nazis.
H.A. Rey and Margret Rey, the husband-and-wife team behind Curious George, the multimillion-selling children's franchise, were Jewish refugees during World War II, fleeing from Paris in 1940 on homemade bicycles.