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  • Nazi guard may be tried in Germany

    August 21, 2012 | 10:25 am

    Prosecutors in the Bavarian city of Weiden think they have a good chance of bringing an 87-year-old former Auschwitz guard to trial.

    An investigation of the man — whose name has not yet been released by the Central Office of the State Justice Administrations for the Investigation...

  • Film: Germans react to Wehrmacht atrocities

    By Tom Tugend

    October 11, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Most Germans today will acknowledge the wartime atrocities of Hitler's Waffen SS units, but many insist that the regular army Wehrmacht soldiers fought and behaved honorably.

    It's not difficult to understand the rationale. In the light of overwhelming evidence, Germans, like...