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Review: Soulpepper’s ‘Copenhagen’ is a challenging yet rewarding debate Special

Toronto - So why did Werner Heisenberg meet with Niels Bohr in Copenhagen in 1941 – and what were the historical consequences? What was Heisenberg’s real purpose? Why did their friendship end? And did Heisenberg have anything on his conscience?

Op-Ed: DNA manipulation — Designing perfect babies

Advancements in genetic modification and DNA editing make the possibility of creating customized designer babies a reality. Is this medical advancement really a good idea?

Nazi Germany's ideal and 'perfect Aryan' child was Jewish

Hans Ballin set out to make the Nazis look ridiculous as they searched for an image of the "perfect Aryan." He succeeded when he won the contest by submitting a photo of a Jewish child.

Op-Ed: Inciting racially motivated hate in the UK adds fuel to the fire

London - The trial of two men accused of killing Fusilier Lee Rigby on the streets of Woolwich in May continues in London. The brutal killing of Rigby has led to an increase in verbal attacks of Muslims online but the UK does not need more hatred.

Op-Ed: The VW Beetle: From Hitler's idea to an icon

In 1945, a Volkswagen Beetle was shipped from a bomb-damaged Germany factory to England. There, it was inspected by a commission of leading British manufacturers, chaired by Sir William Rootes.

WWII bomber recovered from English Channel

London - A Dornier DO-17 German bomber from WWII has been salvaged from the English Channel, initially discovered in 2008 by divers.

'Homofascists' will label opponents as in Nazi Germany

The Director of Issues Analysis for the American Family Association, Bryan Fischer, has claimed that 'homofascists' will label their opponents with emblems, just as Nazi Germany did with the Jews.

Prison gangsters mark the rising tide of neo-Nazism

A recent BBC report wondered how neo-Nazi prison gangs become so powerful, referring to the so-called Aryan Brotherhood of Texas (ABT). The gang, thought to have around 2,000 members, has committed at least 29 murders in the US during 2000 - 2012.

Former model posed in Hitler's bathtub for Vogue

Munich - Former fashion model and Vogue correspondent, Elizabeth (Lee) Miller was in Munich during the American liberation of that city in 1945. She found Adolf Hitler's apartment and posed in the bath for an iconic photograph.

German court lifts ban on domestic military operations

A German court has lifted the constitutional ban on domestic military operations that was imposed following World World II. German armed forces may now be deployed in case of a strict assault in Germany.

Op-Ed: The Third Reich, birth of Israel, and today

Jerusalem - Is this the biggest irony in modern politics? A comparison between certain policies regarding Israel's treatment of Palestinians and Nazi Germany's treatment of its own Jewish population.

German court decision reopens investigations into former Nazis

Munich - 91-year-old John Demjanjuk was found guilty in May, 2011 of crimes committed as a guard at a Nazi death camp during the Second World War. Now, some see this as an opportunity to find and prosecute the hundreds of remaining former-Nazi suspects.

Nazis planned chemical warfare for UK invasion

London - After being classified for over 70 years, the British government has released reports on Nazi Germany's preparations for a planned invasion of the United Kingdom, with plans to use chemical weapons.

A Discussion With Robert M. Edsel, author of The Monuments Men Special

During World War II, brave individuals who preserved works of art from Nazi Germany saved symbols of Western civilization. These men and women set the standard for how to save history during a time of war.

Senator: Obama has made legacy of Bush deficits and debt worse

Australian Senate leader Barnaby Joyce made a rare statement that the United States is running up so much deficits and debt that it's in the same position as Germany before second World War.

Nazi Germany vs. Radical Islam

When it came to power in 1933 the Nazi Party had over 2 million members. Once in power, it attracted many more members and by the time of its dissolution it had 8.5 million members.

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Erich Priebke (29 July 1913 – 11 October 2013) was a German Captain in the SS police force. In 199...
Erich Priebke (29 July 1913 – 11 October 2013) was a German Captain in the SS police force. In 1996 he was convicted of war crimes in Italy, for participating in the massacre at the Ardeatine caves in Rome on 24 March 1944
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The Star of David or a Jewish badge was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outerga...
The Star of David or a Jewish badge was a cloth patch that Jews were ordered to sew on their outergarments in order to mark them as Jews in public.
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V-2 rocket on Meillerwagen at Operation Backfire near Cuxhaven in 1945.
V-2 rocket on Meillerwagen at Operation Backfire near Cuxhaven in 1945.
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Berthold Beitz photographed in 1972  as Chairman of the Krupp Group
Berthold Beitz photographed in 1972, as Chairman of the Krupp Group
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