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Mark Weber

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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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Mithra in a typical representation, shown slaying the sacred bull from whose body came all the good things of earth. by Mark Weber DURING THE first two centuries of the Christian era, two competing religions that shared many similarities flourished in the Greco-Roman world: Christianity and Mithraism.…
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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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by Mark Weber CONSERVATISM certainly seems alive and well in America. For years polls have consistently shown that more Americans identify as conservative than as liberal. In recent decades both branches of Congress, as well as the White House, have often been controlled by Republicans — who…
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by Mark Weber GERMANY’S DEFEAT in May 1945, and the end of World War II in Europe, did not bring an end to death and suffering for the vanquished German people. Instead the victorious Allies ushered in a horrible new era that, in many ways, was worse than the destruction wrought by war. In a sobering…
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by Mark Weber
TO DEAL WITH the massive unemployment and economic paralysis of the Great Depression, both the US and German governments launched innovative and ambitious programs. Although President Franklin Roosevelt’s “New Deal” measures helped only marginally, the Third Reich’s much more focused…
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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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Classic EssaysKevin Alfred Strom

by Kevin Alfred Strom THIS WEEK MARKS two milestones in American history: the 60th anniversary of D-Day and the death of Ronald Reagan. With us to discuss these issues today is one of the most incisive historical minds our nation has produced, the courageous researcher, scholar, and publisher,…
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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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We have no idea what the editors of Clickhole (a site that satirizes “clickbait” commercial Web sites) were thinking when they made savage fun of the Holocaust-as-religion using a fictional “Mark Weber” character — but it’s sure to send anyone who searches
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