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Simon Wiesenthal: The Badass Holocaust Survivor-Turned-Nazi Hunter

Simon Wiesenthal: The Badass Holocaust Survivor-Turned-Nazi Hunter

With his extensive list of Nazi criminals, Simon Wiesenthal made sure that all who had wronged him and his fellow Jews during the Holocaust got what was coming to them.
44 Harrowing Photos Captured Inside The Warsaw Ghetto During The Holocaust

44 Harrowing Photos Captured Inside The Warsaw Ghetto During The Holocaust

At the start of the Holocaust, the Warsaw ghetto was home to some 350,000 Jews. Afterward, just 11,000.
This Week In History News, Mar. 24 – 30

This Week In History News, Mar. 24 – 30

518 million-year-old sea creature fossil uncovered, evidence of early humans' dwarf worship found, tourists taking disrespectful photos at Auschwitz called out.
Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial Urges Visitors To Stop Taking Instagram Pics On Their Railway To Genocide

Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial Urges Visitors To Stop Taking Instagram Pics On Their Railway To Genocide

The museum urged visitors not to balance on the tracks anymore in a show of respect, though some visitors argued in their defense that there are many different ways to mourn.
Jewish Mass Grave With 730 Sets Of Human Remains Found In Belarus Construction Dig

Jewish Mass Grave With 730 Sets Of Human Remains Found In Belarus Construction Dig

The Nazis' murderous efficiency in this region of Europe was so staggering that when the Soviets liberated Brest in 1944, only nine Jewish citizens were there to greet them.
Reinhard Heydrich: The Organizer Of The Holocaust Who Even Hitler Thought Was Cruel

Reinhard Heydrich: The Organizer Of The Holocaust Who Even Hitler Thought Was Cruel

Reinhard Heydrich had many nicknames: "the Blond Beast," "the Hangman," and "the Butcher of Prague" — but none of them quite captured just how ruthless he was.
The Nuremberg Trials:  When The World Tried To Bring The Nazis To Justice — And Failed

The Nuremberg Trials: When The World Tried To Bring The Nazis To Justice — And Failed

The Nuremberg trials saw the unprecedented international indictment of Nazi officials, across all ranks, for their role in the Holocaust.
Ernst Röhm: The Early Nazi Leader Who Rivaled Hitler — And Was Executed For It

Ernst Röhm: The Early Nazi Leader Who Rivaled Hitler — And Was Executed For It

Ernst Röhm was ruthless in his rise to power in Nazi Germany. Too bad for him Adolf Hitler didn't like rivals — even if they were his friends.
33 Holocaust Victims Pictures That Reveal The True Horrors Of The Concentration Camps

33 Holocaust Victims Pictures That Reveal The True Horrors Of The Concentration Camps

These Holocaust victims pictures, taken as new prisoners entered the camps, put faces on the statistics the world remembers today.
Kindertransport: When Great Britain Saved 10,000 Children From The Holocaust

Kindertransport: When Great Britain Saved 10,000 Children From The Holocaust

The combined efforts of the British government, religious groups, and individual volunteers saved 10,000 Jewish and non-Aryan children from certain death.
‘Nazi Grandma’ Ursula Haverbeck: The 90-Year-Old Holocaust Denier Who Tried To Skip Prison

‘Nazi Grandma’ Ursula Haverbeck: The 90-Year-Old Holocaust Denier Who Tried To Skip Prison

Ursula Haverbeck denied the Holocaust ever existed. Then she defied German authorities by refusing to show up for her prison sentence.