Nazi Germany

We've Found A Positive Use For A Sunken British War Ship

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

The Royal Mint is to make silver coins from bullion cargo recovered from a British ship sunk more than 70 years ago by a German U-boat. A limited n...

A Story of Survival

Paul Anticoni | Posted 29.01.2014 | UK
Paul Anticoni

This Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the Kindertransport, a rescue mission that helped save nearly 10,000 Jewish children from Nazi Germany bringing them to the safety of Britain before the outbreak of WWII... I would like to take the opportunity to commemorate the people whose experiences still inspire the work we do today, helping communities around the world in need survive and revitalise with dignity and pride.

Previously Unknown Works Of Art Found In Nazi Art Stash

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK

The treasure trove of artwork stolen by the Nazis and rediscovered in a Munich flat contains previously unknown artwork by Marc Chagall and Otto Dix. ...

Priceless Artworks Seized By Nazis 'Found In Munich Flat'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

A trove of around 1,500 paintings worth nearly £1bn, by artists including Picasso, Matisse and Chagall, have reportedly been uncovered in a Munich ap...

The 'Line of Decency' Is Just a Dot in the Distance for the Daily Mail

Kieran Turner-Dave | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Kieran Turner-Dave

By accusing the Labour Party leader's deceased father of having "hated Britain", and subsequently invading the memorial service for Ed Miliband's late uncle, The Mail has incurred outrage from all sides of British politics...

The Death of Rudolf Hess: The Last Remaining Mystery of World War II

Endeavour Press | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Endeavour Press

My book about Rudolph Hess is largely based on unofficial archives researched and collected by historians and conspiracy buffs in Britain, Germany, America and Central Europe. I was surprised enough when Scotland Yard's release of the secret report under Freedom of Information legislation coincided with the publishing of my novel Death Order.

LOOK: Rare Colour Photos Of Adolf Hitler

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK

These rare colour photographs of Adolf Hitler have surfaced after spending a decade hidden underground. They were taken by his personal photographe...

That Mr Men Speech and Why Mr Gove Is Not Mr Right

Hilary Robinson | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Hilary Robinson

Having gone to a comprehensive school in an area of considerable social depravation I can speak for talented teachers who were specially selected for their ability to maintain control and to enthuse their students with imaginative and inspired ideas.

'Hitler Was A Vegetarian' His Former Food Taster Confirms

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK

Adolf Hitler’s former food taster has confirming that the German dictator was indeed a vegetarian, in a unique interview with the Times, In her ...

Pop Artist Who Escaped Nazi Germany Gets London Show

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.03.2013 | Home

The first major exhibition to focus on artist Kurt Schwitters' life in Britain following his escape from Nazi Germany opens this week. Eccentric Ge...

An Extraordinary Act of Solidarity

Noam Schimmel | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Noam Schimmel

William Cooper, an Aboriginal elder of the Yorta Yorta tribe in Australia led a march to the German consulate in Melbourne in December of 1938 to protest Germany's persecution of the Jews.

History Repeating? Lessons We Can Learn From Inter-War Germany

Sarah Pilchick | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Sarah Pilchick

Historian Laurence Rees, author of The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler and producer of the titular BBC documentary, spoke at the London School of Economics last night on the nature of leadership - mainly, how could significant portions of populations support groups such as the Nazi Party or Golden Dawn?

Euro Clashes: Will Internal Conflicts Damage the Future of Europe?

Sarah Aston | Posted 17.12.2012 | UK Politics
Sarah Aston

By dressing up as Nazis, Greek protestors showed that, under pressure, states within the European Union revert back to suspicion and resentment of each other and historical grievances come to the surface.

Arbitrary Binary Opposition of the Week #1: V for Vendetta vs. Children of Men

Tom Doran | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Entertainment
Tom Doran

A grim future Britain, some two decades hence. The country is ruled by a fascist dictatorship which relies on demagogic demonisation of the Other to m...

Propaganda, Good and Bad

Tom Doran | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK
Tom Doran

Some words are probably irretrievable. It would be a brave blogger who mounted a campaign for acceptable fascism or a kinder eugenics.

France To Probe 'Nazi Stag Party' Attended By Tory MP

Posted 15.02.2012 | UK Politics

French prosecutors intend to launch a formal investigation into a Nazi-themed stag party attended by Tory MP Aidan Burley, it has been reported. Th...

A Picture Of Defiance Resurfaces: Shipyard Worker Who Refused To Give Nazi Salute

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.02.2012 | UK

A photo of a lone man with his arms folded as hundreds around him perform a salute in Nazi Germany has resurfaced. The snap, taken in 1936, shows A...

PHOTOS: Nazi Death Camp Tools Up For Auction

PA/Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Nazi surgical tools formerly owned by an SS Major and possibly used in a concentration camp during the Holocaust are being put up for auction. A wo...

Gerhard Richter: Panorama

Neil Simpson | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Neil Simpson

Leaving the Gerhard Richter exhibition at the Tate, one is greeted by a similar sense of uncertainty. It's interesting to note that Richter himself acknowledged the influence of Vermeer's work Girl Reading Letter at an Open Window in his 1994 piece Reader

Leonardo's Lady And The Quest For War Loot Restitution

Brendan Pittaway | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Entertainment
Brendan Pittaway

Thanks to the power of the image of Mona Lisa and the imagination of Dan Brown, the da Vinci brand will never lack box office appeal. But, just in case, curators for this new exhibition have used another of the artist's most recognisable works to help drive publicity.