Nazi

  • Did you 'loose' your mind while reading this? You will definitely understand the 10 insufferable problems of a grammar nazi in India September 13, 2014

    The world is a cruel place for a grammar nazi to survive in. Do you feel excruciating pain when you visit a restaurant, pick up the menu and find jarring errors on every page? The life of a grammar nazi in this imperfect society isn't easy. If you're one, you...
  • Unexploded: Wars Within and Without August 20, 2014

    There is a poignant scene midway through Alison Macleod's novel about wartime England. The setting is Brighton, it's October 1940, when `bombs dropped like the leaves of autumn'. In the midst of death and despair a concert has been organised at the local internment camp by Superintendent Geoffrey Beaumont. A...
  • eBay rejects auction of Nazi chief's car June 29, 2014

    Miami: Auction website eBay has refused to list a World War II-era Mercedes Benz once owned Hermann Goering, a Nazi leader who commanded the German air force, citing a policy prohibiting the sale of offensive items. The 1941 Mercedes Benz 540 K Cabriolet B, custom built by Daimler-Benz for Adolf Hitler's...
  • Watch: 'Ideals are peaceful, history is violent', says Brad Pitt in the new trailer for 'Fury' June 26, 2014

    After shooting and scalping Nazis in 'Inglorious Bastards', Brad Pitt is back in another World War II film, 'Fury'. Along with Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman, Pitt plays an army officer who leads his small crew on a deadly mission deep inside Nazi Germany. "The war will end soon, but...
  • Controversial Nazi-themed Indonesian cafe reopens June 21, 2014

    Indonesia: A controversial Nazi-themed cafe in Indonesia that closed shop last year after sparking international outrage reopened on Saturday with its walls still bearing swastikas and a painting of Adolf Hitler. The SoldatenKaffee ("The Soldiers' Cafe") was voluntarily shut down last July following death threats to the owner Henry Mulyana,...
  • No charges for Japanese in Anne Frank diary vandalism case June 19, 2014

    Tokyo: A 36-year-old Japanese man arrested for vandalising library copies of Anne Frank's "The Diary of a Young Girl" will not be charged after he was found to be mentally incompetent, a report said on Thursday. In March, police arrested the unidentified suspect following a rash of incidents which saw...
  • Normandy landing: World honours D-Day's fallen, 70 years on June 6, 2014

    Colleville-Sur-Mer (France): Men who stormed Normandy's shore 70 years ago joined world leaders on Friday in paying tribute to the 150,000 Allied troops who risked and lost their lives in the D-Day landings in Nazi-occupied France, in a day of international commemorations of history's biggest amphibious invasion. They are honouring the...
  • Russia evokes Nazi horrors, says Ukraine running concentration camp May 1, 2014

    Zhdanivka (Ukraine): Moscow calls the detention center under construction near the Russian border a "fascist concentration camp." Inside the barbed-wire fences, the reality is less ominous: It's an EU-funded project to hold asylum seekers and illegal immigrants, similar to other such detention centers across Europe. The accusation is part of a...
  • Hitler may have married Jewish woman by mistake, claims report April 5, 2014

    In what could prove to be one of the biggest ironies of history, Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler, infamous for the genocide of Jews, may have unwittingly married a Jewish woman, new British research has found. The German Nazi leader known for his persecution of Jews had wed his long-term lover Eva...
  • Alice Herz-Sommer, oldest-known Holocaust survivor dies at 110 February 24, 2014

    London:c, believed to be the oldest Holocaust survivor, died at age 110 on Sunday, a family member said. The accomplished pianist's death came just a week before her extraordinary story of surviving two years in a Nazi prison camp through devotion to music and her son is up for an...
  • Hungarian Jews threaten boycott of official Holocaust events February 10, 2014

    Hungary's main Jewish group voted on Sunday to boycott official Holocaust commemorations this year unless they more clearly show the role of local citizens in the Nazi deportation and killing of Hungarian Jews. The Hungarian Jewish Congregations' Association (Mazsihisz) decided to stay away from events marking the 70th anniversary of June...
  • Renowned artists' paintings worth $1.3b recovered from Munich November 4, 2013

    A collection of "lost" paintings by world-renowned artists like Picasso and Matisse, worth an estimated one billion euros (over $1.3 billion) have been found, a media report said. The paintings looted by the Nazis before the Second World War contain some 1,500 works by world-renowned artists, reported The Independent citing a...
  • Iran's Rouhani calls Holocaust 'reprehensible' crime against Jews September 25, 2013

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Nazis committed a "reprehensible" crime against the Jewish people, when he was asked in a television interview whether he accepted that the Holocaust occurred. "I am not a historian and when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust it...
  • US finds long-lost diary of top Nazi leader and Hitler aide June 10, 2013

    Washington: The US government has recovered 400 pages from the long-lost diary of Alfred Rosenberg, a confidant of Adolf Hitler who played a central role in the extermination of millions of Jews and others during World War II. A preliminary US government assessment reviewed by Reuters asserts the diary could offer...
  • Photos of bunker where Hitler killed himself unveiled January 17, 2013

    London: Some unseen monochrome photographs of the blood spilled bunker, where Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler and his wife Eva Braun committed suicide, are on public display for the first time. Many of the black and white photos did not make the final cut for the special edition published immediately after...
  • Ahmedabad's 'Hitler' store courts controversy September 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A readymade garments shop that opened around three weeks back in Ahmedabad and sells Gandhi and Superman T-shirts among other trendy clothes has been courting controversy not just in India but all over the world. From New York Times to Russia Today, from Die Welt to Daily Mail -...
  • Hitler's vintage Mercedes car discovered July 10, 2012

    London: A New Jersey auto dealer was shocked to find that the vintage car he bought while searching on an on-line shopping store was built for the Hitler camp in 1942. Zenop Tuncer, an auto dealer called up Mercedes to order parts for a vintage car he was repairing, and...
  • Hitler protected Jew who was WW I hero: Report July 7, 2012

    Berlin: A Jewish World War I veteran was allegedly spared - for a while, at least - from Nazi persecution thanks to a letter that claimed Adolf Hitler wanted him protected, a German Jewish newspaper reported. The Nazi leader ordered the genocide of all Europe's Jews but apparently wanted Ernst Hess,...
  • On this day: Anne Frank received the famous diary June 12, 2012

    New Delhi: On June 12, 1942, Anne Frank, a German-born Jewish girl living in Amsterdam, received a diary for her 13th birthday; in it, she wrote, "I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to with anyone, and I hope you...
  • Dalai Lama has 'Nazi' policies: Chinese website March 25, 2012

    New Delhi: A Chinese website has accused Dalai Lama of policies that are Nazi-like. It also accused Lama of deaths of 30 Tibetans who set themselves on fire protesting against the Chinese government. The commentary on China Tibet Online, also carried on Saturday by the official Xinhua News Agency, is one...
  • Hitler had a lovechild? Diary says so March 15, 2012

    London: A sensational entry in a newly discovered diary of a soldier has added weight to the claims that Adolf Hitler had fathered a lovechild with a 16-year-old French woman while serving as a corporal during World War I. For decades, the tatty pocket diary of former Royal Engineer Leonard Wilkes...
  • Nazis 'planted spy in MI5 during World War II' February 18, 2012

    London: German dictator Adolf Hitler managed to plant a Nazi agent in British spy agency MI5 during the initial years of the Second World War, but failed to utilise him, de-classified documents have revealed. According to the documents, Dutchman Folkert Arie van Koutrik was the first German agent ever to infiltrate...
  • Bedtime with Hitler: Nazi leader's linen for sale November 30, 2011

    London: Two pieces of Adolf Hitler's personalized bed linen, complete with swastikas and the Nazi leader's initials, are together expected to fetch up to 3,000 pounds at a sale in Britain next week. A single white bedsheet and pillowcase embroidered with the image of an eagle perched on a swastika...
  • 'Hitler enjoyed drinking at British bar in 1912' November 27, 2011

    London: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler enjoyed drinking at a British pub when he visited the country at the age of 23, according to a new TV documentary. Hitler came to Britain in 1912 to stay with half-brother Alois, who lived in Toxteth, Liverpool. During his five months stay there, researchers on BBC's...
  • Susan Sarandon calls Pope Benedict a Nazi October 18, 2011

    Los Angeles: Actress and social activist Susan Sarandon was reported to have called Pope Benedict a Nazi during a public discussion at a U.S. film festival in New York, provoking criticism from both Catholic and Jewish groups. The movie star, who won an Oscar for her role in the 1995...
  • Hitler ordered sex toys for troops during WW-II July 11, 2011

    London: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler had ordered sex toys for his troops as many of them were contracting sex diseases from French prostitutes, records have revealed. While researching the history of Barbie, which was based on a post-war German sex doll, author Graeme Donald uncovered Hitler's secretive 'Borghild Project'. Under the World...
  • Early Hitler letter on Jews unveiled in NYC June 8, 2011

    New York: The signature under the typewritten words on yellowing sheets of nearly century-old paper is unmistakable: Adolf Hitler, with the last few scribbled letters drooping downward. The date is 1919 and, decades before the Holocaust, the 30-year-old German soldier "born in Austria" penned what are believed to be Hitler's first...
  • Director apologises for Nazi jokes in Cannes May 19, 2011

    Cannes: Danish director Lars Von Trier apologised on Wednesday for joking about Nazis and Hitler to reporters at the Cannes film festival, remarks that shocked organisers and caused offence among Jewish groups. The maverick film maker is at the cinema showcase with competition entry "Melancholia", a grand cinematic statement on life,...
  • Austrian baker apologises for swastika cakes April 16, 2011

    Vienna: An Austrian baker, under investigation for icing cakes with Nazi symbols, has apologised to the head of a Holocaust awareness group for causing offence. The cake-maker met with the head of the Austria Mauthausen Committee (MKOe), which has called for the bakery to be banned. "I called him because from media...
  • Hitler's signed autobiography to go on sale April 13, 2011

    London: A rare copy of Adolf Hitler's autobiography 'Mein Kampf', signed by the dictator himself, will go on sale soon -- and is expected to sell for 30,000 pounds. The first edition of the book, which the Nazi ruler wrote while he was in the Landsberg prison in Germany in 1925,...