BERLIN (AP) — They were feasts of sublime asparagus — laced with fear. And for more than half a century, Margot Woelk kept her secret hidden from the world, even from her husband. Then, a few months after her 95th birthday, she revealed the truth.
OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Thousands of youths from Israel and other countries marched in silence Monday at Auschwitz-Birkenau, the former Nazi death camp in Poland, to pay homage to 6 million Jews killed during the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Among the crowds marking Israel’s annual Holocaust remembrance day at the Yad Vashem memorial Monday was a retired American Air Force colonel from San Francisco who came to honor a family he never knew.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A slender blond boy with big eyeglasses appeared to listen intently as lawyers argued in juvenile court over whether he knew the difference between right and wrong when he shot his sleeping neo-Nazi father to death at the age of 10.
HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (AP) — A World War II veteran from New York whose account of liberating Holocaust victims from a Nazi train led to reunions with the survivors 60 years later has died.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – Nearly two years after a neo-Nazi leader was shot at near point-blank range while sleeping on his sofa, his son – who was 10 at the time of the killing – […]
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) – A Connecticut auction house says the love letters and other pre-war writings of Adolf Hitler propaganda chief Joseph Goebbels have failed to sell. Alexander Historical Auctions says it offered the […]
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) – Greek authorities say schoolchildren playing on a road construction site have stumbled on hundreds of hand grenades stashed away during the civil war. Army officials in the northern town of Serres […]
Highlights of this day in history: Magellan begins globe-trotting voyage; Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal dies; Actress Sophia Loren born; Billie Jean King beats Bobby Riggs in ‘Battle of the Sexes’; Singer Jim Croce dies in […]
SANTA ANA (CNS) – Hate crimes in Orange County jumped by 14 percent in 2011 over the previous year, ending a four-year decline, according to the 20th annual report from OC Human Relations released today. […]