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PHOTOS: Rare And Never-Seen Photos Of Hitler

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Adolf Hitler is one of history's most documented figures, yet new information keeps emerging that casts the Nazi leader in a somewhat different light....

Mad Men Recap: The Shame Game

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

In "The Chrysanthemum and the Sword," the characters deal with both shame and guilt. Don bounces back to his feet and avoids company shame by realizing they're set up for failure (foresight he hasn't had in a while).

Clam Boat Fisherman Blistered, Sickened After Crew Pulls Aboard Canisters Of Mustard Agent Off Long Island

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

BOSTON — State and federal officials worked Tuesday to decontaminate a clam boat anchored in isolation off Massachusetts after it dredged up old...

World War II Bomb Kills Three in Germany

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — Three experts working to defuse a bomb from World War II were killed when the device exploded, injuring six others, police said Wednesd...

Remembering My Mother: Love Your Neighbor and Play By the Rules

Diana Butler Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Diana Butler Bass

Aunt Marcie's church taught my mother that the Great Command to "love you neighbor as yourself" was the core of of both American democracy and the Christian faith. My mother took it all very seriously. Not only did she endlessly give things away but stood up for social justice.

Fourth of July Weekend: Lake Kiowa

Jim Selman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Selman

My father is a World War II veteran. Yesterday, the community of Lake Kiowa, Texas honored him and 31 other survivors of the 'greatest generation' for their contribution.

90-Year-Old Nazi War Crimes Suspect Dies In Germany

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BERLIN — A 90-year-old former SS sergeant who was No. 4 on the Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of most-wanted Nazi war crimes suspects has died b...

A Salute to the Mothers of Freedom

BJ Gallagher | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
BJ Gallagher

My mother Gloria was married to a military man. She moved her family 22 times in 31 years, over three continents, through three wars.

Howard Norman: How To Write A Love Triangle? Live One

Howard Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Howard Norman

I would have to say that while working on What Is Left the Daughter, I remembered, from my own life a particular "triangle" that affected me deeply...

'Band Of Brothers' Author Stephen Ambrose Accused Of Fabricating Material For Eisenhower Biography

The Guardian | Paul Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

His book Band of Brothers - which chronicled the exploits of one company of US airborne troops in second world war Europe - was turned into a highly p...

Bill Mauldin Stamp

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jonathan Richards

Bill Mauldin, the great cartoonist of WWII and many points beyond, finally lands on a stamp. Well, they never could lick him when he was alive....

Remembering American Heroes

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Michael Roth

Richard Reeves' Daring Young Men takes us back to a time when the American commitment to freedom was exemplified by its military in ways that aroused admiration at home and abroad.

No Man Left Behind: Not Just an Expression

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Megan Smolenyak

This weekend, please take a moment to remember those who have served us, those who do so today, and those whose dedication in scouring the globe for our soldiers shows that "no man left behind" is far more than an expression.

Heinrich Boere Convicted In Germany for 1944 murders

AP | DAVID RISING | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

AACHEN, Germany — A German court on Tuesday convicted an 88-year-old of murdering three Dutch civilians as part of a Nazi hit squad during World...

From Alzheimer's to Auschwitz at 32,000 Feet

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Gregory

This week time spun me around. I traveled back to South Jersey to work against Alzheimer's undignified rip across my mother's golden years. In ...

Cal State To Grant Degrees To WWII Internees

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LONG BEACH, Calif. — More than 70 Japanese-Americans whose college careers at California State University campuses were derailed when they were ...

Pius XII: Saint or Moral Coward?

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

The Timesreports that a Jewish medical machinery salesman from Long Island has emerged as "the Vatican's most outspoken Jewish ally in the debate over" Pope Pius XII's actions during the Holocaust.

Mighty Movie Podcast: Holocaust, the Movie: Moeller and Jacoby on Harlan - In the Shadow of Jew Suss

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

It's typical in these circumstances to say, "I don't know what came over me." But I do know what came over me: I was going to interview Felix Moeller ...

An Orchestra For The Man We Feared, Loved

New York Times | JOANNE LIPMAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

The other day, I found myself rummaging through a closet, searching for my old viola. This wasn't how I'd planned to spend the afternoon. I hadn't giv...

Mass Grave of History: The Vatican's WWII Identity Crisis

Julia Gorin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Julia Gorin

In enshrining the Church's divided World War II loyalties by canonizing the ambivalent pope at the time, the Church would be announcing to the world what it's made of. Pius should be neither demonized nor sanctified.

The Politics of Mannequins, Part I

Tove Hermanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Tove Hermanson

In an old issue of Hue magazine, I read a surprisingly interesting article on "The Life and Times of Mannequins." I haven't studied dress forms in depth, but I have been mistaken for a mannequin.

'Inglourious Basterds' Praised By Jewish Community

Jewish Journal | Danielle Berrin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Before it was released, "Inglourious Basterds" generated an uncommon amount of buzz for its daring as a Jewish revenge fantasy. Now, nearly six months...

Google Earth WWII Photos Captures Destruction Of War (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The detailed satellite imagery on Google Earth has let users virtually 'travel the world,' and a new feature is letting them 'time travel,' too. Go...

Lee Archer, Former Tuskegee Airman And Congressional Gold Medal Recipient, Dies At 90

AP | VIRGINIA BYRNE | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Retired Air Force Lt. Colonel Lee A. Archer, a Tuskegee Airman considered to be the only black ace pilot who also broke racial barrie...

Did The Death Of Communism Take Koestler And Other Literary Figures With It?

The New York Review of Books | Anne Applebaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Anne Applebaum The New York Review Of Books "Koestler: The Literary and Political Odyssey of a Twentieth-Century Skeptic" by Michael Scammell, Rando...