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Moscow military march

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

More than 5,000 people marched along Red Square on Monday (November 7) to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the historic military parade held in Moscow on November 7…

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'Hitler's house' to be torn down

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.

The house Nazi leader Adolf Hitler was born in is to be demolished by Austrian authorities.

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Cillian Murphy stars in Nazi-era thriller

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

Irish heartthrobs Cillian Murphy and Jamie Dornan ('Fifty Shades of Grey') star in WWII thriller 'Anthropoid', based on the real story of a 1942 plan to assassinate a leading Nazi officer.

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Former Nazi medic goes on trial in Germany

Hubert Zafke, a former SS medic accused of assisting in the killing of thousands in the Auschwitz death camp has gone on trial in Germany at the fourth attempt.

Hubert Zafke, a former SS medic accused of assisting in the killing of thousands in the Auschwitz death camp has gone on trial in Germany at the fourth attempt.

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Hitler henchman Himmler's diary extracts found

The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.

The diary extracts contain chilling details of the SS leader's daily life, including family commitments and lunches at notorious concentration camps.

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Japan: from diplomacy to a show-of-force?

Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.

Shinzo Abe picks a hawkish conservative ally as defence minister, prompting fears of ruffled feathers among Tokyo's Asian neighbours.

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Pope Francis visits Auschwitz to pray for victims

Pope Francis paid a deeply contemplative and private visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

Pope Francis paid a deeply contemplative and private visit to the Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Protests over South Korea's 'comfort women' deal with Japan

Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…

Student protesters in South Korea show their anger over a Japanese government-funded foundation to support “comfort women” – females who were forced to work in Japan’s wartime…

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Holocaust survivors welcome conviction of Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning

A former Auschwitz guard has been sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted over his role at the Nazi death camp, in what is likely to be one of Germany’s last Holocaust…

A former Auschwitz guard has been sentenced to five years in jail after being convicted over his role at the Nazi death camp, in what is likely to be one of Germany’s last Holocaust…

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Russia and Ukraine mark Victory Day

Russian President Vladimir Putin has led celebrations in Moscow to mark the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War two. Holding

Russian President Vladimir Putin has led celebrations in Moscow to mark the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War two. Holding

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Russia marks Victory Day

There was no shortage of military might on show in Moscow on Monday as Russia marked the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War

There was no shortage of military might on show in Moscow on Monday as Russia marked the 71st anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War

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Former Auschwitz guard apologises to Holocaust victims

A former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has apologised in court to victims. He told them he regretted being part of a criminal organisation that

A former Auschwitz guard on trial in Germany has apologised in court to victims. He told them he regretted being part of a criminal organisation that

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'Land of Mine' shines light on 'dark side' of Denmark's war history

‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a

‘Land of Mine’ is a Danish-German film, which opens up a rather unknown chapter of World War Two. Directed by Denmark’s Martin Zandvliet, it is a

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Last Dutch holocaust survivor Jules Schelvis dies aged 95

The last holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has died. Jules Schelvis, who had been imprisoned in six different death camps throughout the war

The last holocaust survivor in the Netherlands has died. Jules Schelvis, who had been imprisoned in six different death camps throughout the war

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Takeaway: seeing the unimaginable

Looks like an ordinary German forest. And yet over 70.000 people died here between 1941 and 1945. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was

Looks like an ordinary German forest. And yet over 70.000 people died here between 1941 and 1945. Bergen-Belsen concentration camp was

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Spirits Homecoming: an homage to South Korea's sex slaves

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

Spirits Homecoming is a South Korean film about comfort women and is based on the horrors experienced by so-called sex slaves in Japanese military

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Ex-Nazi guard, 94, goes on trial over 170,000 killings at Auschwitz

He is 94 today, at the centre of what is likely to be one of the last ever Nazi war crimes trials. But Reinhold Hanning was 20 years old in 1942 when

He is 94 today, at the centre of what is likely to be one of the last ever Nazi war crimes trials. But Reinhold Hanning was 20 years old in 1942 when

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Dad's Army hits the silver screen

Dad’s Army – a British television institution has hit the silver screen – Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard are on alert in Walmington-on-Sea.

Dad’s Army – a British television institution has hit the silver screen – Captain Mainwaring and his Home Guard are on alert in Walmington-on-Sea.

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Death camp survivors mark 71 years since Auschwitz liberation

Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday

Survivors of the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz, in Poland, commemorated the 71st anniversary of the camp’s liberation by Soviet troops on Wednesday