One of the ways that biographer David McCullough learns about his subjects is to raid their libraries.
On June 22, 1941, Hitler’s men swept into Belarus and within a short period, killed some 800,000 of the Jews living there. Of those who remained, most left. A few stayed, but even now that number is dwindling.
Early Hitler letter: The date is 1919 and, decades before the Holocaust, the 30-year-old German soldier penned what are believed to be Hitler's first written comments calling for the annihilation of Jews.
How a cautious American academic and his flirtatious daughter met evil in Hitler’s Germany.
After his dramatic prom invitation got James Tate banned from the big dance, public outcry via social media persuaded the headmaster to reconsider her decision.
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The Holocaust ended more than 60 years ago, but today’s conviction of John Demjanjuk for his work with the Nazis is a reminder that many former Nazis remain at large. The Simon Weisenthal Center, an organization that investigates and prosecutes Nazi war criminals, releases an annual list of the most-wanted Nazis still alive today. Here are the top five: