Posts Tagged: Nazi

Raymond Aubrac, 97, was involved in the French Resistance’s most romantic legend – and bitterest controversy

PARIS – Raymond Aubrac, who has died aged 97, was among the last surviving leaders of the French Resistance in the Second World War and central to the most celebrated, and controversial, incident in the history of the clandestine organisation.

Raymond Aubrac, 97, was involved in the French Resistance’s most romantic legend – and bitterest controversy

PARIS – Raymond Aubrac, who has died aged 97, was among the last surviving leaders of the French Resistance in the Second World War and central to the most celebrated, and controversial, incident in the history of the clandestine organisation.

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, 91, dies in German nursing home

BERLIN – John Demjanjuk died Saturday in Germany, ending nearly 35 years of legal battles with officials in three countries who claimed he was a Nazi death camp guard. The man who became a symbol of the Holocaust’s collaborators to

Convicted Nazi death camp guard John Demjanjuk, 91, dies in German nursing home

BERLIN – John Demjanjuk died Saturday in Germany, ending nearly 35 years of legal battles with officials in three countries who claimed he was a Nazi death camp guard. The man who became a symbol of the Holocaust’s collaborators to

At mortal risk to herself, Tina Strobos hid more than 100 Jews in her Amsterdam house

RYE, N.Y. – Tina Strobos, a psychiatry student who joined the Dutch underground during World War II and helped save the lives of more than 100 Jews by giving them refuge on the upper floor of her Amsterdam rowhouse, died

At mortal risk to herself, Tina Strobos hid more than 100 Jews in her Amsterdam house

RYE, N.Y. – Tina Strobos, a psychiatry student who joined the Dutch underground during World War II and helped save the lives of more than 100 Jews by giving them refuge on the upper floor of her Amsterdam rowhouse, died

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Rabbi and scholar W. Gunther Plaut, 99, wrote Torah commentary that helped define Reform Judaism

TORONTO – Rabbi W. Gunther Plaut, a refugee from Nazi Germany who became a rabbi in the United States before serving at a major Toronto congregation for four decades and authoring a Torah commentary that has become a standard text

Auschwitz survivor Kazimierz Smolen, 91, dies on 67th liberation anniversary of concentration camp memorial site he managed

OSWIECIM, Poland – Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor who after World War II became director of the memorial site, has died on the 67th anniversary of its liberation. Smolen died in a hospital in Oswiecim, the southern Polish town

Auschwitz survivor Kazimierz Smolen, 91, dies on 67th liberation anniversary of concentration camp memorial site he managed

OSWIECIM, Poland – Kazimierz Smolen, a 91-year-old Auschwitz survivor who after World War II became director of the memorial site, has died on the 67th anniversary of its liberation. Smolen died in a hospital in Oswiecim, the southern Polish town

Shadowing a Nazi team, Gevork Vartanian, 87, saved Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt in Tehran

MOSCOW – Gevork Vartanian, a former Soviet intelligence agent who helped derail a Nazi plot to assassinate allied leaders at a 1943 conference in Tehran, has died. He was 87. Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service, a top KGB successor agency, said

Shadowing a Nazi team, Gevork Vartanian, 87, saved Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt in Tehran

MOSCOW – Gevork Vartanian, a former Soviet intelligence agent who helped derail a Nazi plot to assassinate allied leaders at a 1943 conference in Tehran, has died. He was 87. Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service, a top KGB successor agency, said

Nazi resister Hans Marsalek documented life in Mauthausen concentration camp

VIENNA — The Mauthausen Memorial Committee says Hans Marsalek, a Nazi resister who helped document the history of the former Nazi concentration camp, has died. The committee says Marsalek died on Friday at age 97. Marsalek was arrested and sent

Nazi resister Hans Marsalek documented life in Mauthausen concentration camp

VIENNA — The Mauthausen Memorial Committee says Hans Marsalek, a Nazi resister who helped document the history of the former Nazi concentration camp, has died. The committee says Marsalek died on Friday at age 97. Marsalek was arrested and sent