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1930s Los Angeles was a Pro-Nazi Hotbed

By On June 26, 2017

While America nervously watched the rise of the Third Reich in the early 1930s, some Nazi-sympathizing Los Angelinos were eagerly anticipating a Nazi future. In those years, the pro-Hitler German American Bund held… Read More

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The Secret Nazi History Behind ‘The Crown’

By On May 18, 2017

The Crown, Netflix’s epic bio-drama about the British monarchy, failed to win any honors at this year’s BAFTA awards, despite high praise for the show’s historical accuracy and outstanding cast. But critics have… Read More

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Watch Robert Duvall As an Anti-Semitic Sociopath

By On April 13, 2017

In 1960, two years before he played the reclusive hero Boo Radley in the film version of To Kill a Mockingbird, Robert Duvall played an anti-Semitic sociopath in a quickly forgotten film called Destiny’s… Read More

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That Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier Flick About Making 94 Hitler Babies

By On April 4, 2017

In 1978, Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier, two of Hollywood’s biggest stars, starred in a sci-fi thriller about Nazis. Called The Boys from Brazil, the film tells a strange story: Using Hitler’s DNA,… Read More

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Audrey Hepburn Fought the Nazis as a Teen

By On January 25, 2017

Legend has it that during the Nazi occupation of Holland, a teenaged Audrey Hepburn slipped through the streets as a courier, relaying documents and money between groups of resistance fighters—all while withering… Read More

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How One Greek Woman is Exposing Golden Dawn’s Neo-Nazi and Fascist Beliefs

By On March 1, 2016

Five years ago, when journalist and filmmaker Angélique Kourounis began trailing Greece’s far-right Golden Dawn party, it wasn’t simply because she wanted to expose the political organization’s neo-Nazi and fascist beliefs—they do… Read More

What do you Get When You Cross a Hipster and a Neo-Nazi?
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What do you Get When You Cross a Neo-Nazi and a Hipster?

By On January 9, 2015

Hello, Nipster. As the neo-Nazi movement in Germany continues to shrink, some of the country’s extremists are trying to shed their intimidating skinhead image to appeal to a younger generation. That means… Read More

Was The Composer Richard Strauss a Nazi?
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Was The Composer Richard Strauss a Nazi?

By On July 18, 2014

So yes, he may have been the greatest composer of the 20th century. He may have been a Nazi, too. Though he never joined the party or used the Nazi greeting, Strauss cooperated… Read More

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A Hidden German History of Palestine

By On July 30, 2013

Jews weren’t the only European immigrants who arrived in Palestine in the late 19th century. Among those who’d journeyed for commercial, artistic, or missionary purposes was a German Christian group called the Templers. Starting… Read More

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