Christian Aguilar

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Adolf Hitler suicide 70 years on: what became of Nazi leader's bunker

All that remains of Adolf Hitler's Berlin Führerbunker, near the Brandenburg Gate, is a small information board next to a car park<p>In central Berlin, not far from the Brandenburg Gate, there is a small patch of waste ground next to a car park, where groups of tourists gather.<p>Apart from a simple, …

Holocaust Day

<i>Jews Who Barely Survived the Holocaust in WWII</i><p>Today is known as Holocaust Day. Here is some information about the last one:<p>April 28, 2014<p>Israel came …

What if Hitler was aborted

Hitler's mother was actually advised by doctors to abort her baby because of a high risk pregnancy due to medical conditions that she had. If Hitler …

Brisbane man's eyewitness account of the WWII battle for Hitler's Eagle's Nest

While the landing of Gallipoli is the main focus for this weekend's commemorations, one Brisbane man will be reflecting on his last vital mission on …

Eva Mozes Kor: Holocaust Survivor Hugs Auschwitz Prison Guard At Nazi Trial

A Holocaust survivor hugged a former Nazi concentration camp guard who worked at Auschwitz at his trial, before she then accepted a kiss from him, …

Auschwitz Commander's Barber, Jozef Paczynski Dies at 95

<b>Warsaw:</b> Former Auschwitz prisoner Jozef Paczynski, who was barber to the Nazi German death camp's infamous commander Rudolf Hoess, has died at the …

At Trial of Former Nazi, a Tough Embrace

Last Thursday, 81-year-old Holocaust survivor Eva Kor approached Oskar Groening, a former member of the SS at Auschwitz-Birkenau who is on trial for …

Russian Anti-Nazi Campaign Sees Anti-Nazi Graphic Novel Pulled From Shelves

Bookstores in Moscow removed Art Spiegelman's Pulitzer Prize-winning classic Maus in fear of police raids searching for Nazi symbols. The book, an allegory for the rise of Nazism, has a swastika on the cover.<p>Bookstore owners in Moscow quietly removed Art Spiegelman's <i>Maus,</i> which won a Pulitzer Prize …

Born again: Jews of Sarajevo welcome baby boom

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Jewish leaders here recently noticed something that they say they hadn’t seen much of in years: babies.<p>“We are a small community, so the challenge of maintaining the community is bigger than for the bigger communities that exist,” said Elma Softic-Kaunitz of …

From the buried bunker, Hitler’s ghost still haunts Berlin’s psyche, 70 years on

Berlin is the capital of Europe’s economic powerhouse, a vibrant city with a rich cultural life and a palpable sense of growing confidence. But if …

Outrage: Putin invites Abbas to celebrate Russian victory over Palestinian Nazi heroes

From Egyptian paper Al Mesryoon:<p>Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas received an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to participate …

For Nazi Industrialists And Hitler's Banker "All Was Forgiven"

In recent years, there has been much shock and stunned reactions among the general public as one after another banker avoided any prison time, …

Civil Service

World Jewish Congress Head Lauder: 70 Years After Holocaust, We Are ‘Descending Into the Same, Dangerous Hell’

Ronald S. Lauder speaking at the 70th anniversary ceremony for the liberation of Bergen-Belsen.<p>One of the world’s most prominent Jewish leaders …

Berlin museum looks at post-WWII life in 12 nations

BERLIN — Joy and despair, punishment and denial, devastation and rebirth: a new exhibition in Berlin delves into 12 European countries’ experiences in the immediate aftermath of World War II.<p>Ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany’s surrender May 8, the show that opened Thursday at Berlin’s …

Europe

Former Nazi Guard Oskar Groening Kisses Holocaust Survivor Eva Kor During His Trial

“Nothing good ever comes from anger. Any goodwill gesture in my book will win over anger any time.”<p>Those were the words penned by Eva Mozes Kor, an 81-year-old Auschwitz survivor after she was kissed and embraced by a former Nazi guard during his trial.<p>Former SS Sgt. Oskar Groening is being tried …