Alon Confino is a professor of history at the University of Virginia and at Ben Gurion University, Israel. Professor Confino received his PhD from Berkley University. He has written extensively and influentially on historical memory, historical method and German history. He has...
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Sixty-five years ago at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, Germany, 22 defendants stood in the dock. They represented a cross-section of Nazi diplomatic, economic, political and military leadership, and became the first people in history to be indicted for crimes...
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The notorious Nazi Adolf Eichmann could have been caught sooner if Germany’s intelligence agency had assisted, new information has revealed.
The German Information Agency knew as early as 1952 that Eichmann, a chief organizer of the Nazi genocide against the Jews, was hiding in...
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A German court has paved the way for the release of secret files about executed Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann.
In a decision announced last Friday, the Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig found the German government’s objections to release of the documents too vague....