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Night Will Fall

Tonight! New Film Tells the Real Story Behind Hitchcock’s Holocaust Footage

By On January 26, 2015

For the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, there can be no better commemoration than Night Will Fall, a new documentary airing tonight on HBO. Masterfully directed by Andre Singer, Night Will… Read More

The Aryan Baby Who Wasn’t

The Aryan Baby Who Wasn’t

By On July 14, 2014

Nazis. If it’s not one thing it’s another. In 1935, when the party held a national photo contest to find the most beautiful Aryan baby, Joseph Goebbels himself chose—wait for it—a Jewish child to represent the… Read More


A Nazi Photo Album

By On August 12, 2011

Last month, a man approached the New York Times with a mystery: He discovered in his possession a World War II-era photo album–which included pictures of deported Jews alongside photographs of Adolf Hitler and other Nazi officials.… Read More


An Old and New Holocaust Photo

By On November 19, 2010

Of the many images that depict Nazi persecution, this photograph–taken upon the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp, with Elie Wiesel in the background–has become one of the most widely circulated. In a “smart copy”… Read More