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Orchestra Breaks Wagner Taboo In Germany

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.25.2011 | Arts

BERLIN — An Israeli orchestra on Tuesday broke a taboo as it played the music of Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in Germany. ...

Israeli Orchestra To Break Wagner Taboo In Germany

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ | Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

BERLIN — An Israeli orchestra is set to perform a work by Adolf Hitler's favorite composer, Richard Wagner, in a taboo-breaking concert in Germa...

Hitler Deputy's Bones Exumed And Burned

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 09.20.2011 | World

BERLIN — The bones of Adolf Hitler's deputy Rudolf Hess were exhumed under cover of darkness, burned and secretly scattered at sea after his gra...

Germany Observes Unusual Hitler Anniversary

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | World

BERLIN -- Germany is holding ceremonies around the country to mark the anniversary of the failed 1944 attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler. The speake...

Hitler's Joy of Sex: Nazi Leader Reportedly Gave Blow-Up Dolls To Soldiers

Tara Kelly | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

The French resistance and Allied bombers weren't the only threats that Hitler's Nazi soldiers faced in Paris during World War II. Turns out syphilis -...

Polish Ceremony Honors Jews Killed During World War II

AP | By CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI and MONIKA SCISLOWSKA | Posted 09.09.2011 | World

JEDWABNE, Poland -- Poland's president made a repeated apology during ceremonies on Sunday marking 70 years since Polish villagers murdered hundreds o...

Hitler's Austrian Hometown Withdraws Honor

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | World

BRAUNAU, Austria -- Adolf Hitler is now formally persona non grata in the town of his birth. The town council in the Austrian village of Braunau has ...

Hitler's Ukrainian Bunker Becomes Controversial Attraction

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.31.2011 | Travel

The Ukrainian city of Vinnitsa is eager to attract tourists, but is torn about the creation of a Nazi museum in the nearby bunker where Hitler stayed ...

A Shock of Peroxide-Blonde Hair

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 08.30.2011 | Politics
Shahid Mahmood

Geert Wilders judges others based on ethnicity. He is well known for his anti-immigration politics and routinely refers to himself as a "Dutch freedom...

Romania Marks Jewish Pogrom Anniversary

AP | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

BUCHAREST, Romania -- The president of Romania says his compatriots need to take responsibility for their "serious mistakes of the past," such as the ...

Early Hitler Document On Jews Unveiled In NYC

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 08.07.2011 | World

NEW YORK — The signature under the typewritten words on yellowing sheets of nearly century-old paper is unmistakable: Adolf Hitler, with the las...

Amazing Photos Of D-Day On The Anniversary Of the Invasion

Posted 08.06.2011 | World

The 67th anniversary of D-Day -- the day the Allied powers began the liberation of Western Europe from Nazi control during World War II -- brings wit...

Hitler's First Anti-Semitic Writing Found?

New York Times | Jack Ewing | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

FRANKFURT — In 1919, a soldier in Munich discovered that he could galvanize small groups of fellow trench warfare veterans with virulently anti-Semi...

Austrian Politician Resigns Over Nazi Tattoo

AP | Posted 07.31.2011 | World

VIENNA -- A member of an Austrian municipal council has resigned amid an uproar over his Nazi tattoo. Gerry Leitmann made headlines recently after it...

Family Separated In World War II Camp Reunites

AP | Posted 07.19.2011 | World

BERLIN -- A man who was separated from his mother at the end of World War II and raised in New Zealand is meeting his German family for the first time...

Swedish Queen To Probe Father's Nazi Allegations

AP | Posted 07.16.2011 | World

STOCKHOLM -- Sweden's Queen Silvia is investigating her late father's activities in Germany and Brazil during World War II to clarify reports about po...

A Timeline Of Recent Nazi War Criminal Prosecutions

Posted 07.13.2011 | World

The conviction of retired U.S. automaker John Demjanjuk on 28,060 counts of acting as an accessory to murder at a Nazi death camp has sparked controve...

PHOTOS: Russia, Ukraine Mark 66th Anniversary Of Nazi Surrender

Posted 07.09.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) - Tens of thousands of granite-faced soldiers marched in lockstep across Red Square Monday in Russia's annual Victory Day display of milit...

Osama Bin Laden: We Must Never Forget

Amy Parmenter | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Amy Parmenter

At first I was elated. I couldn't believe what I was hearing. I had long ago stopped believing that Osama bin Laden would be found, let alone kil...

Holocaust Victims Honored With March To Auschwitz

Posted 07.02.2011 | World

WARSAW, Poland (AP) – About 7,000 Jews marched to the former German Nazi death camp of Auschwitz on Monday in memory of the 6 million Holocaust vict...

Hitler's Birthday Party Interrupted By Smoke Bomb In Chicago Suburb

Posted 06.19.2011 | Chicago

A birthday party for Adolf Hitler was interrupted Saturday when a smoke bomb went off in a southwest suburban banquet hall. The Chicago Tribune re...

World's Greatest Hoaxes Revealed

Posted 06.01.2011 | World

Though many of them seem absurd in retrospect, colossal hoaxes have been making fools of people around the world for centuries. From alien encount...

Dutch Politician's 'Hate' Trial Moves Forward

Posted 05.30.2011 | World

Despite repeated requests to dismiss the case, the trial of Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who is charged with inciting hatred and discrimination aga...

Getty Museum To Return Painting Looted By Nazis

AP | Posted 05.29.2011 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- The J. Paul Getty Museum says it will return a 370-year-old painting that once belonged to an art dealer who fled Holland when the Nazi...

PHOTOS: Eva Braun And Adolf Hitler's Private Moments

Posted 08.11.2011 | World

Eva Braun has long been associated with one of the darkest chapters in 20th century history, but some newly-released photographs are revealing new dim...