Tag Archives: World War II

The US Secret Prison that Housed Leading Nazis

Prominent Nazis were interrogated after the end of World War II in a U.S. prison codenamed “Ashcan” south of Luxembourg. From there they were sent to the war crimes trial in Nuremberg.

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Mr. Steinmeier’s Faux Pas: Pleasing Russia, Stiffing Eastern Europe

North Stream 2: Is the gas pipeline’s completion really mandated by history, as the German President has claimed?

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Why 9/11 Was No Radical Break With American History

As tragic as September 11 was, could it have triggered a return to the American past?

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Holocaust Ignorance: Today’s Dangers

There must be a new urgency to ensuring that people everywhere understand the horrors of the past and the dangers of today’s authoritarian trends.

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U.S. History a Warning on EU-Turkey Refugee Deal

This time, it may be Europe – not the United States – that faces the ghosts of the “MS St. Louis.”

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South Korea/Japan: “Comfort Women” as a Political Football?

The tragic case of Japan’s WWII sex slaves.

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North Sea Boats and Spanish Crossings

Today’s refugee crisis imagery echoes the Dutch England-Voyagers and French escapees of World War II

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Anti-Militarism: A Source of Modern German Confidence

With nothing left to prove on battlefields, Germany can pursue other tasks and strategies.

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70 Years of Selective History After the Pacific War

What are the prospects for the next 70?

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1814 or 1914? The Fateful Choice in 2014

The surprising way in which historical choices present themselves in cycles that are 100 years apart.

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