Nearly a third of North American students think the Holocaust was exaggerated or fabricated, according to a new study, which also found that 40 per cent of students reported learning about the Holocaust through social media. “They’re getting information from who knows where and it’s resulting in… (them thinking), did this event in history happen?” theContinue reading “A third of students think Holocaust exaggerated or fabricated: study”
At a rally against vaccine mandates in Washington, DC, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. likened vaccine policies in the US to the actions of a totalitarian state, even suggesting Anne Frank was in a better situation when she was hiding from the Nazis. CNN’s Jim Acosta discusses with John Avlon and Margaret Hoover.
Polish police said on Sunday they had detained a Dutch tourist for giving the Nazi salute at the site of the former death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. “Officers from (the southern city of) Oswiecim detained a 29-year-old woman from the Netherlands today,” regional police tweeted. “The tourist had been performing the Hitler salute in front of theContinue reading “Tourist detained for Nazi salute at Auschwitz”
This episode of Ten Minute History (like a documentary, only shorter) covers Germany from the end of the First World War to the end of the World War 2. The first half deals with the establishment of the Weimar Republic, its wider problems and the rise of the Nazis. The second half covers how theContinue reading “Ten Minute History: The Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany – History Matters”
The Auschwitz Museum and Poland’s prime minister on Wednesday condemned anti-COVID vaccination protesters as “shameful” and “mindless” for displaying a banner that mimicked the infamous sign at the gates of the Nazi concentration camp. The banner featured the words “Vaccination makes you free” on an arch shaped to echo the one that reads “Work makesContinue reading ““Shameful”: Auschwitz-style banner at Polish COVID vaccine protest condemned”
During World War II, Nazi Germany undertook the imprisonment and summary execution of many of its own citizens, and citizens of the nations they occupied. One of the groups that came under assault was the European Jewish population. More than six million Jewish people were killed in a systematized genocide. Five million more people diedContinue reading “The Holocaust,Genocides, and Mass Murder of WWII: Crash Course European History #40”