01:21 AM EDT 04/25/2015
World War II
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Originally posted 01/27/2015 03:30PM
They returned, wearing their blue and white stripes as badges of courage. And resilience. And resolve.
On Anniversary of Auschwitz's Liberation, 90-Year-Old Survivor Remembers Living Through the Gas Chamber
Originally posted 01/27/2015 06:50AM
Originally posted 07/30/2014 06:15PM
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Originally posted 06/18/2014 12:20PM
The Duchess of Cambridge got an insight into her family history when she met a woman who worked alongside her grandmother at a World War II code-breaking center.
Originally posted 05/22/2014 02:25PM
In 1938, British stockbroker Nicholas Winton spent a short vacation in Prague saving hundreds of Jewish children from the upcoming Nazi invasion. Seventy-six years later, the remaining "Nicky's Children" and their descendants helped Winton celebrate his 105th birthday.
Winton made his fateful journey on a whim. Germany had recently annexed the Sudetenland, forcing many Jewish families to flee into the Czechoslovakian capital, and he feared what would happen to the refugees if the Nazis took over the rest of the country.
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