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70 Years Later, Female World War II Vet Takes to the Sky Again

Originally posted 05/19/2015 09:15PM

[YOUTUBE "NvrlTzeFRKs"] During World War II, Joy Lofthouse flew Supermarine Spitfire planes over Britain as part of her county's Air Transport Auxiliary (ATA), taking the planes from the factories that assembled them to Royal Air Force stations.

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89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Receives High School Diploma

89-Year-Old World War II Veteran Receives High School Diploma

Originally posted 05/12/2015 12:15PM

It took him over 70 years to do it, but World War II veteran Billy Mills has earned his high school diploma.

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Holocaust Survivors Emotionally Reunite with Soldier Who Helped Free Them

Holocaust Survivors Emotionally Reunite with Soldier Who Helped Free Them

Originally posted 04/30/2015 12:30PM

George Rose was just eighteen when the American soldier walked through the gates of the Dachau concentration camp as a liberator.

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Nazi Guard Testifies About Taking Auschwitz Victims' Money: 'They Didn't Need It Anymore'

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Nazi Guard Testifies About Taking Auschwitz Victims' Money: 'They Didn't Need It Anymore'

Originally posted 04/22/2015 11:35AM

The trial for a former guard at Auschwitz, who's charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, began in Lüneburg, Germany on Tuesday with testimony that drew audible gasps from the assembled audience.

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Former Nazi Guard, 93, Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

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Former Nazi Guard, 93, Charged with 300,000 Counts of Accessory to Murder

Originally posted 04/20/2015 06:50PM

A former guard at Auschwitz will head to trial on Tuesday in Lüneburg, Germany, where he's charged with 300,000 counts of accessory to murder.

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How an Author Is Coping with the Discovery That Her Grandpa Was a Nazi

How an Author Is Coping with Discovery That Her Grandpa Was Schindler's List Nazi

Originally posted 03/27/2015 03:30PM

There was shock and "trembling" when Jennifer Teege first learned the secret her biological family kept hidden: Her grandfather was the sadistic Nazi officer portrayed in Schindler's List.

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Katy Perry Visits Auschwitz: 'My Heart Was Heavy Today'

Katy Perry Visits Auschwitz: 'My Heart Was Heavy Today'

Originally posted 02/26/2015 01:40PM

While in between shows on her European tour, Katy Perry paid a visit to concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland.

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Black Author Discovers Her Grandfather Was Nazi Villain of Schindler's List

Black Author Discovers Her Grandfather Was Nazi Villain of Schindler's List

Originally posted 02/12/2015 04:15PM

In 2008, Jennifer Teege was strolling around a library in her native Germany for books on the depression she'd been struggling with when she spotted a cover photograph that looked strangely familiar: her biological mother.

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Survivors Return to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of Liberation

Survivors Return to Auschwitz for 70th Anniversary of Liberation

Originally posted 01/27/2015 03:30PM

They returned, wearing their blue and white stripes as badges of courage. And resilience. And resolve.

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