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The Fierce Activists Turning Neo-Nazi Graffiti Into Art

By On August 16, 2017

Despite being outlawed, anti-Semitic, anti-Islamic, and anti-immigrant graffiti and stickers often get sprayed onto German walls and telephone poles nonetheless. A group of graffiti artists and one spirited septuagenarian have taken matters into their… Read More

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The Nazi History of This Yiddish Protest Banner

By On January 23, 2017

Among the sea of signs, pink hats, and protesters that flooded the streets of New York City at Saturday’s Women’s March was one standout: A bright red banner with hand-lettered lyrics from… Read More

Nazi Nukes in Them There Hills?
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Nazi Nukes in Them There Hills?

By On June 17, 2016

  The search for long-lost Nazi plunder is a hobbyist’s dream. Tales of buried treasures, hidden rooms, and occult ephemera are countless, stoked on, no doubt, by Nazi-loot-finding heroes like Indiana Jones.… Read More

The Swastika-Shaped California Naval Base That Doesn't Seem To Be Going Away
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The Swastika-Shaped California Naval Base That Doesn’t Seem To Be Going Away

By On March 14, 2016

The Naval Amphibious Base Coronado, located south of San Diego, is an important West Coast hub for various Navy training exercises. Also, if you look at it from the sky, it’s totally… Read More

Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever
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Australian Spies Take on Hitler in the Weirdest TV Show Ever

By On May 18, 2015

  Set in a strange, campy 1960s interpretation of World War II, Danger 5, an Australian action comedy, is the kind of show where cocktail recipes and freeform Santana-esque jamming play important—no,… Read More

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The Righteous Gentile Who Wasn’t One

By On October 4, 2013

It’s always sad when your hero gets knocked off his pedestal. But it’s shocking when that hero turns out to have a been an enthusiastic Nazi who got falsely credited with saving… Read More

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About Face

By On December 3, 2012

Imagine leaving Eastern Europe on the cusp of World War II as a Jewish child headed for America. Now imagine being drafted into the American army a few short years later, only to be sent back… Read More