“In his childhood, Hitler was enthralled by the pomp and ritual of the Catholic Church,” wrote Fritz Redlich in his 1999 biography of the Führer. “Allegedly, for a while he even considered becoming a But
A book once owned by Adolf Hitler, which scholars suspect was a blueprint for a Holocaust in North America, has been acquired by Canada’s national archive. The rare book, of which only a handful of copies
One political story I was told over the festive season was so startling that I cannot resist passing it on, even though it dates back 80 years. Few moments in our history have been looked back on as more
In a region that saw some of the worst 20th-century horrors, there is a yearning for democracy and dialogue In December I travelled to Minsk for a seminar with a group of European historians. A few miles
BINARVILLE, France — At the top of a ravine in this remote forest sits a stone marker — hidden by shrubbery and easily missed — that reads “LOST BATTALION” with an arrow pointed downward into the gorge.