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News and updates about World War II

Russia: Western Europe is guilty for the rise of Hitler

Russian Foreign Ministry releases statement blaming Britain and France for signing the Munich Agreement - thus starting World War II.

Russia: Western Europe is guilty for the rise of Hitler

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland creates committee to investigate World War II reparations owed by Germany to Poland, does not set for results.

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

German TV airs interviews with SS death squad soldiers

Israeli Nazi hunter Efraim Zuroff works with German TV to bring SS soldiers' to justice.

German TV airs interviews with SS death squad soldiers

Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

Agreement made in 1953 remains binding, German official says.

Germany rejects Polish call for more WWII reparations

World-famous monkey was nearly eliminated by the Nazis

How Curious George’s creators saved the beloved monkey from the Nazis.

World-famous monkey was nearly eliminated by the Nazis

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Bomb squad called in after bomb dropped by US on Japan during WWII found on premises of Fukushima nuclear power plant.

Unexploded WWII bomb found at nuclear power plant

Documents on Nazi war criminals released to US museum

Argentina delivers thousands of WWII-era documents to US Holocaust museum.

Documents on Nazi war criminals released to US museum

Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

Netanyahu to visit Paris for the 75th anniversary of the Vel d'Hiv roundup.

Netanyahu to mark 75th anniversary of roundup of French Jews

AP refutes claims it helped Nazis

Associated Press publishes review concluding its staff did not help the Nazis or their cause during World War II.

AP refutes claims it helped Nazis

Why is New York City honoring a Nazi collaborator?

Jewish groups up in arms over street marker on Broadway honoring French collaborator convicted of treason.

Why is New York City honoring a Nazi collaborator?

Le Pen denies France rounded up Jews

Marine Le Pen denies French state was responsible for wartime round-up of Jews who were then sent to Nazi death camps.

Le Pen denies France rounded up Jews

Hitler's Jewish landlord

Prior to his rise to power, Hitler rented from a Jewish landlord, treating him 'courteously'.

Hitler's Jewish landlord

Soldier killed in World War II gets Star of David headstone

WWII airman gets Star of David on his headstone 75 years after being shot down.

Soldier killed in World War II gets Star of David headstone

UK ends child refugee resettlement program

UK ends child refugee program proposed by Kindertransport passenger.

UK ends child refugee resettlement program

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Director of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum appeals to Germans and Austrians to donate documents related to the SS staff of the camp.

Auschwitz museum appeals for personal SS documents

Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

A club supporting Germany's Alternative for Deutschland party uses World War II resistance heroine to pump up support.

Club supporting German right-wing creates ad with WWII fighter

Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Marion Pritchard, a Dutch social work student who rescued Jews during World War II, has died.

Dutch rescuer of Jews during Holocaust dies at 96

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra will return a Nazi-looted painting to the heirs of its original Jewish owner, completing a two-year process.

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra to return Nazi-looted painting

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

Bill to facilitate the return of Nazi-looted artworks to their original owners passes U.S. House of Representatives.

House passes bill to help recover Nazi-looted art

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

France returns a 16th-century painting to the grandchildren of a German-Jewish couple who fled the Nazis.

France returns painting to Jewish family who fled Nazis

Czech volleyball team named for Nazi poison

Czech Jews protest the naming of a children’s volleyball team Cyklon B, after the poison that Nazis used to kill Jews.

Czech Jews slam volleyball team named for poison used by Nazis

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

Trial of 95-year-old Hubert Zafke, who served at Auschwitz, opens in Germany amid health concerns.

Trial of former SS medic opens after long delay

A meaningful week in September

Jay Shapiro on how the world changed forever in September 1939.

A meaningful week in September

EU allocates $1.5 million for Lodz museum

European Union allocates $1.5 million for the expansion of the museum at the Radegast train station in Lodz.

EU allocates $1.5 million to expand Lodz train station museum

Poland signs law to prevent return of property

President Andrzej Duda has signed a law which would allow Warsaw to refuse property claims for confiscations made after World War II.

Poland signs law to prevent return of post-WWII property

Former aide to top Nazi: Few would've taken stand

Joseph Goebbels' former personal secretary reveals what it was like working for Hitler's chief propagandist in a new film about her life.

Former aide to top Nazi opens up, says few would've taken stand

'Gold train' dig to separate fact from fiction?

Treasure hunters in Poland start digging for a hidden train long rumored to be filled with Nazi gold from the end of World War II.

Nazi 'gold train' dig in Poland may separate fact from fiction

Polish president pens eulogy for survivor

Polish president Andrzej Duda publishes long statement eulogizing a Holocaust survivor who escaped the Sobibor death camp.

Polish president pens passionate eulogy for Holocaust survivor

Dutch magnate blasts family over treatment of Jews

Dutch textile magnate says his predecessors "behaved in a heartless manner" during the Holocaust.Ho

Dutch magnate: Family 'heartless' in treatment of Nazi-era Jews

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

World War II monuments in Germany and Belarus vandalized. No arrests have been made.

Holocaust monuments vandalized in Germany, Belarus

Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

150 people attend commemoration on the 75th anniversary of a massacre of hundreds of Polish Jews in Jedwabne.

Victims of Polish atrocity remembered

Unexploded WWII bomb found in German airport

Danger lurking underground: 54 flights diverted after an American bomb from the war was unearthed.

Unexploded WWII bomb found in German airport

Jewelry found inside mug at Auschwitz Museum

Curators at the Auschwitz museum find a gold ring and necklace inside an enamel mug on exhibit at the museum.

Jewelry found inside mug on exhibit at Auschwitz Museum

Unexploded WWII bomb found under British HS

1,000 households evacuated as sappers attempt to defuse the explosive.

Unexploded WWII bomb found under British high school

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Remains of Jews found in the Danube river buried in Budapest.

Nazi-era Jewish remains laid to rest in Hungary

Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

US government of 1942 controlled by 'fascist financiers,' Einstein fumes in a never-before-seen letter.

Revealed: Einstein blamed US for not stopping Nazis

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies before trial

Former SS guard dies a week before he was scheduled to go on trial for his alleged role in the murder of more than 1,000 at Auschwitz.

93-year-old Auschwitz guard dies a week before trial

Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews

Poland opens first museum in tribute to Poles who lost their lives helping Jews during World War II.

Poland opens museum honoring those who saved Jews during WWII

Hungary: Anti-Semite's statue unveiling blocked

Ceremony for statue of Gyorgy Donath, politician who helped Nazis promote anti-Jewish laws in Hungary, canceled due to protests.

Hungary protesters block unveiling of statue for anti-Semite

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia

Jakob Denzinger, who was under investigation for his Nazi past, dies at 92 before being prosecuted.

Suspected Auschwitz guard dies in Croatia