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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