Tag Archives: The Holocaust

16May/17

German Holocaust denier Horst Mahler arrested in Hungary

KARLSRUHE, GERMANY (REUTERS) – An 81-year-old German far-right activist has been arrested in Hungary on a European warrant for offences committed while serving a prison term for denying the Holocaust, Hungarian police said on Tuesday (May 16).
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01Jul/15

Bookkeeper of Auschwitz says he can only ask God for forgiveness

Former SS officer and Auschwitz bookkeeper Oskar Groening says he can only ask God for forgiveness in a German court case where he stands accused of being an accessory to mass murder.

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03May/15

“Unfathomable horrors” of Nazi camps will never be forgotten – Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the “horrors” of the Nazi concentration camps will never be forgotten, at a ceremony marking 70 years since the liberation of Dachau.
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03May/15

World marks WW2 end, 70 years on: 1943 – 1945

File footage of some of the key moments of World War Two between 1943 and 1945: the Allies liberate Rome from the Germans, the Italian campaign becomes a sideshow as the Normandy landings get underway, small Jewish militant groups fight against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, Paris is liberated following four years of Nazi occupation, allies firebomb the east German city of Dresden, leaders of Britain, the United States and the Soviet Union meet for the historic Yalta conference, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler’s remains are supposedly found in a shallow bomb crater, millions of Jews are systematically killed in concentration camps, one of the bloodiest battles of the Pacific war takes place on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima, Germany surrenders to the allies, the U.S. drops atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Japan surrenders.
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