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An Eyewitness Account Of Kristallnacht

Posted 05.31.2012 | Books

The following is an excerpt from "The Night of Broken Glass: Eyewitness Accounts of Kristallnacht" [Polity, $25.00], edited by Uta Gerhardt and Thomas...

The Catholic Priest Who Defied Nazis And Saved Thousands

Stephen Walker | Posted 07.09.2012 | Books
Stephen Walker

I travelled to Rome and walked in O'Flaherty's footsteps across the city to the safe houses he used. In Ireland, I visited the homes of O'Flaherty's friends and relatives and began to build up a picture of a man who was a lifesaver to thousands.

8 Famous Americans' Experiences In Nazi Germany

Andrew Nagorski | Posted 05.15.2012 | Books
Andrew Nagorski

Berlin underwent an explosion of creativity in the arts and sciences even as it reeled from the consequences of Germany's defeat. It was precisely this chaos, creativity and excitement of the German capital that served as a magnet for many Americans, including numerous celebrities.