The UN hosted an Israeli writer who explains the real story of death and survival in the former Soviet Union and the Middle East, and how Russians and Ukrainians view a World War II without a Holocaust.
Poland is trying to hide its culpability in the deaths of thousands of Jews during World War II as Princeton professor Jan Tomasz Gross faces up to three years in prison over his claim that more Jews than Germans were killed by Poles.
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.
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.
In his first visit to Auschwitz in his capacity as leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis prayed and met with survivors during a five-day trip to Poland that included meetings with young Catholic pilgrims gathering in Krakow for World Youth Day, a global celebration of faith.
AP willingly accepted the censorship of the Reich Propaganda Ministry and signed the Nazi Schriftleitergesetz (editor’s law), promising not to publish anything “calculated to weaken the strength of the Reich abroad or at home,” says Harriet Scharnberg.
Princeton professor Jan Tomasz Gross said Poland's new stance on dissociating itself from the Holocaust is "a step back to the dark ages of anti-Semitism," while he decried other anti-democratic policies adopted by the new Polish government.
Treblinka holds a notorious place in history as nearly all Jews brought there were immediately killed. After a prisoner revolt in the camp, Samuel Willenberg managed to escape and lived to tell the truth about the Nazi attempt to exterminate the Jews as well as Polish complicity in the Holocaust.