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Auschwitz Sign

Anders Hogstrom, Suspect In Auschwitz Sign Theft, Arrested In Sweden

AP | MALIN RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM — Swedish police on Thursday arrested a former neo-Nazi leader that Polish investigators suspect of being involved in the theft of the...

Auschwitz Gate Sign Stolen, Polish Police Recover

AP | MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland — Polish police found the infamous "Arbeit Macht Frei" sign that was stolen from the gate of the former Nazi death camp of Auschw...

Auschwitz 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Sign Stolen

AP | VANESSA GERA and RYAN LUCAS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSWIECIM, Poland — Thieves stole the notorious sign bearing the cynical Nazi slogan "Work Sets You Free" from the entrance to the former Auschwi...

The Auschwitz Sign Theft: An Alternate Theory of the Crime

Alison Stein Wellner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alison Stein Wellner

What if the theft of the infamous sign that tops the gate to Auschwitz wasn't motivated by hate or political aims? What if it was more of an art theft?

Auschwitz Sign Stolen To Fund 'Terror Attacks'

London Times | Marcus Oscarsson and Jenny Booth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Nazi gang that ordered the theft of the infamous 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign from the gates of Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland planned to sell...

Auschwitz Sign Stolen: The Historical Implications are Disturbing

Daniel Levin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Levin

Yesterday's theft of the iron "arbeit macht freit" ("work makes you free") sign at the Auschwitz memorial, may signal more than disrespect for the Holocaust. It may be yet another attempt to erase it.