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Alfred de Zayas The Wehrmacht War Crimes Bureau, 1939-1945, by Alfred M. de Zayas. Nebraska University Press, 1989. Softcover, 364 pages. Bibliography, index, photographs. ISBN: 0-8032-9908-7 reviewed by Robert Clive WHEN THE topic of atrocities committed during the Second World War is discussed,…
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President Roosvelt, Prime Minister Churchill and premier Stalin, at the historic “Big Three” conference in Yalta, February 1945 by Mark Weber WE’VE HEARD a lot recently about alleged secret and illegal collaboration by prominent Americans with foreign governments. Collusion is widely…
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Hitler as Philosophe: Remnants of the Enlightenment in National Socialism, by Lawrence Birken. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1995. Hardcover. 120 pages. Reference notes. Bibliography. Index. reviewed by Mark Weber A SPECTER IS haunting the world — the specter of Hitlerism. That, in short,…
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Screen shot of the IHR ad on the Yale Daily News website A BANNER DISPLAY AD of the Institute for Historical Review is appearing on the website of the Yale Daily News, the student newspaper of Yale University. The public service advertisement began appearing this morning, and is set to remain in place…
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Otto Ernst Remer, 1912-1997 Putting down the ‘Valkyrie’ conspiracy: my role in Berlin on July 20, 1944 by Otto Ernst Remer MY ASSIGNMENT to the guard regiment “Grossdeutschland” in Berlin was actually a form of rest and recreation — my first leave from the front —…
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The little-known stories of the Wilhelm Gustloff, the General Steuben and the Goya by John Ries FOR MANY PEOPLE, the image of a great maritime disaster calls to mind the well-known sinking of the Titanic, which went down in April 1912 after striking an iceberg, taking the lives of 1,503 men, women and…
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by Leon Degrelle The First Years of the Third Reich I. Who Would End the Bankruptcy? “We have the power. Now our gigantic work begins.” THOSE WERE HITLER’S words on the night of January 30, 1933, as cheering crowds surged past him, for five long hours, beneath the windows of the Chancellery…
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by Mark Weber DEFINING “Jew” has never been simple. Is he someone who practices Judaism, the Jewish religion, or is he identified by his ancestry? While many Americans assume that Jews are essentially a religious group, Jews themselves take for granted that their community is much more…
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by Mark Weber NO OTHER NAME is so firmly associated with the term propaganda, conjuring lies and deceit, than that of Joseph Goebbels. But the popular image of this man, particularly in the United States, is a crude caricature. Following his birth in 1897 in Rheydt, a medium-size city in the German Rhineland,…
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THE END OF White “apartheid” rule in South Africa during the early 1990s was supposed to usher in a golden era of freedom, prosperity and happiness. It hasn’t worked out that way. For the country’s people of European origin, prospects are not bright. Even the BBC asks: “Do white people have a future in…
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