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Holy Shit, Who Thought This Nazi Romance Novel Was a Good Idea? 

The annual conference of the Romance Writers of America, held a few weeks ago, was a great time. But it’s tough to get past a truly horrifying discovery: Not only did somebody write a Christian romance novel with a Jewish heroine and a Nazi “hero,” it was nominated for two RITA awards, the genre’s equivalent of the… » 8/07/15 1:30am 8/07/15 1:30am

Auschwitz Guard Convicted on 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

Oskar Groening, a 94-year-old former Auschwitz guard, admitted to feeling “moral guilt” for serving as an SS sergeant at the infamous Nazi death camp. The landmark ruling shows that courts are willing to prosecute those involved in the Holocaust irrespective of their “minor” roles or advanced age. » 7/15/15 9:20am 7/15/15 9:20am

Why the Holocaust was even worse than we thought

As if we needed any more reminders as to the extent of Nazi brutality during the Second World War, a new study is showing that there's still lots to learn about the Holocaust. In a project that took nearly 13 years to complete, historians Geoffrey Megargee and Martin Dean have catalogued some 42,500 Nazi ghettos and… » 3/04/13 8:20am 3/04/13 8:20am

Archaeological dig at Concentration Camp reveals what the Nazis tried to hide

Archaeology is typically associated with the study of ancient history, but a recent excavation at the infamous Sobibor extermination camp in Poland has demonstrated its incredible potential for uncovering secrets locked within modern ruins. As the Sobibor dig has revealed, there is still lots to learn about the… » 8/28/12 4:40pm 8/28/12 4:40pm