BERLIN — The German-born father of Chilean presidential frontrunner José Antonio Kast was a member of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi party, according to a recently unearthed document obtained by The Associated Press, revelations that appear at odds with the far-right candidate’s own statements about his father’s military service during World WarContinue Reading

STRASBOURG, France — For decades, students at the prestigious University of Strasbourg swapped rumors that human remains from Nazi victims, preserved as anatomical or pathological specimens, were still somewhere on campus. There was reason for suspicion. When Germany annexed the Alsace region of France in 1940, it had poured inContinue Reading

TEL AVIV — Six decades after the historic trial in Jerusalem of Adolf Eichmann, one of the chief engineers of the Holocaust, a new Israeli documentary series has delivered a dramatic coda: the boastful confessions of the Nazi war criminal, in his own voice. The hours of old tape recordings,Continue Reading

KYIV, Ukraine — Russia seized on the mass surrender of Ukrainian troops at a Mariupol steel plant as a propaganda gift on Wednesday, moving to falsely label them as terrorists and create a parallel narrative to Ukraine’s portrayal of Russian soldiers as heinous war criminals. The mass surrender, which endedContinue Reading

PARIS — On a day of commemoration of the end of World War II in Europe, the war in Ukraine was marked by posturing and signaling on Sunday, as each side ramped up its rhetoric and resolve. Leaders of the world’s wealthiest democracies vowed to end their dependence on RussianContinue Reading

Adolf Hitler inspects the new Volkswagen ‘people’s car’ after laying the foundation stone of the new Volkswagen works in 1938. On Hitler’s left is the car’s designer Ferdinand “Ferry” Porsche. Topical Press Agency/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Topical Press Agency/Getty Images Adolf Hitler inspects the new Volkswagen ‘people’s car’Continue Reading