Holocaust

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Former Nazi camp guard, 101, convicted of complicity in murders
Josef Schütz given five-year jail sentence in Germany but is unlikely to be put behind bars

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

28, Jun, 2022 @10:58 AM

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Michael Rosen marks Anne Frank anniversary with new poem
Sonnet for Anne Frank reflects on the ‘awful paradox between the living spirit of the diary and then the knowledge that you have’

Sarah Shaffi

25, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Pope Francis orders online release of second world war-era ‘Jewish’ files
Vatican archive of 2,700 cases of requests for help by Jewish people renews debate on Pope Pius XII legacy

Staff and agencies in Rome

23, Jun, 2022 @6:38 PM

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‘We’d have perished’: woman, 91, returns to Jersey where she fled Nazis in 1940
Irène Probstein travels from US to remember her family’s escape and thank Channel islanders who rescued them

Steven Morris in Jersey

17, Jun, 2022 @2:01 PM

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The Escape Artist by Jonathan Freedland review – how an Auschwitz breakout alerted the world
The gripping and heroic story of Rudolf Vrba, who escaped the death camp in order to tell the world about its horrors

Matthew Reisz

12, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Escape from Auschwitz: the most extraordinary Holocaust story you’ve never heard
A pair of Jewish prisoners plotted to break out of the death camp and tell the world the true horror of what they’d seen. How did they do it?

Jonathan Freedland

04, Jun, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Gloria Randall obituary
Other lives: Social worker in London who had fled Nazi Germany in 1939

Lucian Randall

16, May, 2022 @8:34 PM

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Death row inmate’s dreadful dilemma: lethal drugs or cyanide used by Nazis
Lawyers for Frank Atwood urge him not to choose as method of execution poison gas used to murder millions during Holocaust

Ed Pilkington in New York

04, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Hero or hoax? The man who broke into Auschwitz – or maybe didn’t
Denis Avey’s publishers plan changes to new editions of bestseller as researcher raises alarm

Vanessa Thorpe

01, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Azeem Rafiq at Auschwitz: ‘If this doesn’t move you there’s something wrong’
Former cricketer took part in the March of the Living to Auschwitz-Birkenau and felt ‘shattered’ by what he learned

Simon Burnton

01, May, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Ukrainian Holocaust survivor, 91, dies during Mariupol siege
Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova died sheltering in freezing basement on 4 April, says daughter

Martin Belam

21, Apr, 2022 @9:38 AM

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Children coming across far-right material when researching, teachers say
NASUWT conference told of ‘online infiltration’ of views such as Holocaust denial among genuine accounts

Sally Weale Education correspondent

18, Apr, 2022 @2:32 PM

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