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  • Swedish queen says father is hero, not Nazi

    August 9, 2011 | 10:54 am

    Sweden’s Queen Silvia says an investigation into her father’s links to the Nazis show that he is a hero.

    A report commissioned by the queen determined that Walter Sommerlath helped at least one Jewish man escape the Nazis. The 34-page report was released on Tuesday.

    Sommerlath...

  • Sweden’s Queen Silvia investigates father’s Nazi ties

    May 17, 2011 | 10:43 am

    Sweden’s Queen Sylvia ordered an investigation into her father’s links to the Nazis, according to reports.

    The German-born queen “has taken the initiative to gather the facts concerning the activities of Walter Sommerlath in Brazil and Germany between 1930 and 1940,” the royal court...