Second world war

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Funeral of black second world war veteran moved as large crowds expected
Westminster council says new date and venue being arranged to ensure Ft Sgt Peter Brown gets ‘sendoff he deserves’

Guardian staff and agency

25, Mar, 2023 @12:19 PM

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Search under way for family of one of RAF’s last black WW2 veterans
MPs and ministers support campaign to locate relatives of Peter Brown, who died alone in London aged 96

Tobi Thomas

22, Mar, 2023 @2:44 PM

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Dachau concentration camp established – archive, March 1933
On 22 March 1933, the first concentration camp built by Nazi Germany opened near this town in Bavaria. It was initially intended to house Hitler’s political opponents

Compiled by Richard Nelsson

22, Mar, 2023 @9:59 AM

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Ernest Simon obituary
Other lives: Austrian who fled to the UK before the second world war and later worked for ICI across Europe

Barnabas Balint

20, Mar, 2023 @8:26 PM

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‘Stop the boats’ does echo the language of the 30s – but those words were English | Kenan Malik
Gary Lineker need not have referred to Nazis – similar policies applied in Britain too

Kenan Malik

19, Mar, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Farm Hall review – riveting wartime thriller shows secret mission to bug German nuclear scientists
As the race to produce the first atomic bomb nears its terrible conclusion in 1945, six members of Germany’s nuclear weapons programme are detained at a stately home in Cambridgeshire

Arifa Akbar

15, Mar, 2023 @12:27 PM

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Condor’s Nest review – Tarantino-esque Nazi-hunt thriller heads for the pampas
Director Phil Blattenberger wears his love for the genre on his sleeve, but this allows him to outrun the film’s uneven execution and loose plot

Phil Hoad

13, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘I couldn’t love her’: the last UK child migrants to Australia on the long, lonely search for their mothers
Seven thousand British children were sent to Australia last century, told they were orphans or unwanted. It wasn’t true. Now facing old age, 1,400 are still searching for their families

Susan Chenery

12, Mar, 2023 @2:00 PM

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The Collaborators by Ian Buruma review – intriguing study of the frenemy within
The writer digs deep into the often deceptive history of three people who conspired with their oppressors in this fascinating if disjointed examination of moral ambiguity

Matthew Reisz

12, Mar, 2023 @1:00 PM

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Stephen Fry: Willem and Frieda – Defying the Nazis review – oh, what an astounding story this is!
Fry lovingly brings to life the incredible adventures of two war heroes, whose all-night forgery parties fuelled by booze and amphetamines saved thousands of Jews

Ellen E Jones

02, Mar, 2023 @10:30 PM

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Lady Martha Bruce obituary
Governor of Scotland’s only all-female prison whose military career shaped her pioneering approach to women in custody

Tessa Dunlop

23, Feb, 2023 @3:24 PM

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To obtain the right to Czech nationality, I had to take the government to court | Letter
Letter: Vicky Unwin on her five-year Kafkaesque struggle to get Czech citizenship

16, Feb, 2023 @5:44 PM

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