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Arizona wants to use chemical used in Nazi concentration camps to execute prisoners

Arizona wants to use chemical used in Nazi concentration camps to execute prisoners

Arizona wants to use chemical used in Nazi concentration camps to execute prisoners Arizona wants to use chemical used in Nazi concentration camps to execute prisoners The US state of Arizona wants to restart executions, paused for the past seven years, with the help of hydrogen cyanide, the lethal gas used in Nazi death camps. Since 2014, there has not …

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Marie Supikova, Survivor of Nazi Terror in Czech Village, Dies at 88

Marie Supikova, Survivor of Nazi Terror in Czech Village, Dies at 88

Marie Supikova, Survivor of Nazi Terror in Czech Village, Dies at 88 Marie Supikova, Survivor of Nazi Terror in Czech Village, Dies at 88 And her mother was dying of tuberculosis. “We recognized each other instantly, but we couldn’t talk to each other because I spoke only German and had forgotten the Czech language,” she told BBC Radio in 2012 …

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Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany

Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany Tennessee Man Who Served as Nazi Camp Guard Is Deported to Germany On Saturday, a plane brought Mr. Berger back to Germany, where he remains a citizen, the Justice Department said. German officials have indicated that he will not face additional prosecution there. Mr. Berger’s lawyer, Hugh B. …

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Why Germany Prosecutes the Aged for Nazi Roles It Long Ignored

Why Germany Prosecutes the Aged for Nazi Roles It Long Ignored

Why Germany Prosecutes the Aged for Nazi Roles It Long Ignored Why Germany Prosecutes the Aged for Nazi Roles It Long Ignored BERLIN — The woman charged last week was 94 and had worked as a secretary. This week, German prosecutors charged a 100-year-old man who had worked as a guard, like the man convicted last year, aged 93. These …

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Woman, 95, Indicted on 10,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder in Nazi Camp

Woman, 95, Indicted on 10,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder in Nazi Camp

Woman, 95, Indicted on 10,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder in Nazi Camp Woman, 95, Indicted on 10,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder in Nazi Camp Public prosecutors in Germany have indicted a 95-year-old woman for her role supporting the Nazi killing machinery as a secretary in a concentration camp, charging her with 10,000 counts of being an accessory to …

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Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Commitment to Atone for Its Nazi Past

Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Commitment to Atone for Its Nazi Past

Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Commitment to Atone for Its Nazi Past Rare Violin Tests Germany’s Commitment to Atone for Its Nazi Past BERLIN — No one knows why Felix Hildesheimer, a Jewish dealer in music supplies, purchased a precious violin built by the Cremonese master Giuseppe Guarneri at a shop in Stuttgart, Germany, in January 1938. His own store had …

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How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief

How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief

How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief How a Historian Got Close, Maybe Too Close, to a Nazi Thief By the late 1990s, most of the Nazi art experts who helped loot European Jews were either dead or living quiet lives under the radar. Not so Bruno Lohse, who served as the art agent to …

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Thieves Grab Nazi Memorabilia in Museum Heists, Puzzling Police

Thieves Grab Nazi Memorabilia in Museum Heists, Puzzling Police

Thieves Grab Nazi Memorabilia in Museum Heists, Puzzling Police Thieves Grab Nazi Memorabilia in Museum Heists, Puzzling Police It was 2 a.m. on a Tuesday when the raid began at the Eyewitness War Museum in the town of Beek, the Netherlands. First, a group of thieves teased opened the museum’s front gate. “You can see it on our cameras,” Wim …

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The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars

The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars

The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars The Doctor From Nazi Germany and the Search for Life on Mars A few years after Dr. Strughold started at the Air Force, he published “Life on Mars in View of Physiological Principles.” Two years later, in 1953, he wrote “The Green and Red Planet,” scientifically coining the …

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Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany

Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany

Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany Former Nazi Concentration Camp Guard, 93, Is Convicted in Germany BERLIN — A German court convicted a 93-year-old man on Thursday for helping the Nazis murder thousands of people while he served as a concentration camp guard more than 75 years ago, in what might be one of the last …

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