- February 21, 2014
German prosecutors are currently looking in to pressing charges against several men believed to have been accomplices to murder at Auschwitz. Some in Germany are asking if justice can still be served almost 70 years after the war. more... [ Comment ]
- December 23, 2013
Hildebrand Gurlitt, the man who assembled the astounding art collection recently discovered in a Munich apartment, was more deeply involved in the trade of looted artworks than had been previously assumed. He also profited from Nazi injustices after the war. more... [ Comment ]
- December 20, 2013
A German-American lawyer and his family have been fighting for over two decades to reclaim lucrative properties lost under the Nazi regime. But he continues to face legal hurdles in trying to restore their legacy. more... [ Comment ]
- October 31, 2013
As head of the feared Gestapo secret police, Heinrich Müller perpetrated some of the worst crimes of the Nazi regime. His fate was unconfirmed -- but now a newspaper claims he was buried in a Berlin Jewish cemetery in 1945. more... [ Comment ]
- October 17, 2013
Denmark was the only European country to save almost all of its Jewish residents from the Holocaust. After being tipped off about imminent roundups by prominent Nazis, resisters evacuated the country's 7,000 Jews to Sweden by boat. A new book examines this historical anomaly. more... [ Comment ]
- September 30, 2013
Prosecutors claim 93-year-old former Auschwitz worker Hans Lipschis is complicit in the murder of thousands of people. The charges raise questions about how to interpret guilt in the Holocaust, as well as why the German justice system waited so long to pursue such cases. more...
- September 04, 2013
President Joachim Gauck on Wednesday became the first German head of state to visit the French village of Oradour-sur-Glane, the site of a gruesome massacre by the Waffen SS in 1944. It was an emotional visit with heavy significance for French-German relations. more... [ Comment ]
- September 03, 2013
Germany's top official for investigating Nazi war crimes announced on Tuesday he has recommended 30 suspected former Auschwitz guards be prosecuted for accessory to murder. more...
- September 02, 2013
Former Waffen SS officer Siert B. faces trial in Germany on Monday for the fatal shooting of a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944. A witness said that the 92-year-old Dutch-born German "spread fear and terror." more... [ Comment ]
- July 26, 2013
Dramatic new posters calling on the German public to submit information about possible Nazi war criminals are having an effect, says the Simon Wiesenthal Center. more...