Photos from the war.
A slideshow of photos taken by German soldier Werner Wiehe
... vermisst in Russland, 1944.
(While viewing the slideshow, might I suggest playing some appropriate musical accompaniment
, arranged in sequential order?!)
Hand drawn Tarot Cards
created by a Boris Kobe, a prisoner at Allach Concentration Camp, a sub-camp of Dachau. Each card depcits an aspect of life
in the camp
- click each image for high-res versions.
Trading with the Enemy (Prescott Bush was a bad man)
- The mainstream press decides to bring up the Bush/Nazi connection
- Newly declassified documents shed new light on the shady beginnings of the Bush family's dynastic wealth: through GW Bush's grandfather Prescott Bush's work as a director of a US bank which was both controlled by the German industrialist Thyssen (who played a key role in bankrolling Hitler's rise to power) and which continued to launder Thyssen Group profits after the US declaration of war against Germany. But if you've been reading Metafilter closely, you would have known the facts almost
a year ago. ( * executes clannish, self/Metafilter congratulatory victory jig * )
. Will the mainstream press pick up the trail of the story, to the US government secret importation of Nazi scientists
immediately after WW2? (don't hold yr. breath)
The Nazi-Era Provenance Internet Portal
"...to provide a searchable registry of objects in U.S. museum collections that were created before 1946, and changed hands in Continental Europe during the Nazi era (1933-1945)." Families who had art confiscated by the Nazis can search US collections for it here.
Nazis planned Palestine subversion.
British secret intelligence files have been released in London about a German wartime plan for subversion in Palestine. Nazi Gold, secret parachute drops and the Grand Mufti.
And you thought Microsoft was evil.
There appears to be pretty significant evidence that IBM was involved in automating the persecution of Jews by the Nazis
. Read more about it here
And since we haven't even settled the question of when a nation has atoned for its sins, what exactly is
the statute of limitations for a company's sins?