Second world war

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Joachim Auerbach obituary
Other lives: Refugee from Nazi Germany who lived a full life in Birmingham

Margaret Jacobi

21, Jul, 2021 @4:22 PM

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Hungary’s forgotten wartime heroine remembered 100 years after her birth
Tortured and executed in Nazi-allied Hungary, Hannah Szenes is fêted in Israel but largely unknown in her native land

Shaun Walker in Budapest

16, Jul, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Trinidadian war hero told RAF superiors he was African royalty
Satirical wheeze resulted in corporal making up bed for him in barracks and is included in history of RAF unit

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

14, Jul, 2021 @1:28 PM

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Where Is Anne Frank? review – Holocaust diary imaginatively rebooted for the YA generation
Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman turns Frank’s imaginary friend Kitty into a ghost on the run in near-future Amsterdam

Peter Bradshaw

09, Jul, 2021 @5:09 PM

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Trump told chief of staff Hitler ‘did a lot of good things’, book says
Remark shocked John Kelly, author Michael Bender reports, detailing former president’s ‘stunning disregard for history’

Martin Pengelly in Washington

07, Jul, 2021 @1:24 PM

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Gisela Hoferer obituary
Other lives: Medical doctor in Bavaria with a determinedly independent outlook

Felicitas Becker

26, Jun, 2021 @10:33 AM

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How a survivor of Auschwitz and Belsen found help in old age – from an unexpected source
Jewish association says hundreds of other Nazi victims in the UK could apply for financial support from German-backed fund

Julian Borger

20, Jun, 2021 @7:45 AM

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Gottfried Böhm obituary
German architect best known for his radical brutalist design of the Mariendom, the Neviges pilgrimage church

Oliver Wainwright

16, Jun, 2021 @4:26 PM

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Battle of the Bulge: Winter War review – a fight until the bitter end
Lush cinematography can’t save this dated second world war drama, let down by comic accents, cliched dialogue and confusing action

Leslie Felperin

16, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Dorothy Cuninghame obituary
Other Lives: Secretary and housewife who gave medical help to displaced people in Germany after the second world war

Christopher Cuninghame

14, Jun, 2021 @9:33 AM

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The Broken House by Horst Krüger review – the book that broke the silence
The rediscovery of Krüger’s fearless memoir, first published in 1966, reveals painful truths about the Nazis’ rise to power

Anthony Quinn

07, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘France is for ever grateful’: Normandy memorial for British D-day troops unveiled
Ceremony takes place at Ver-sur-Mer for 22,442 soldiers under British command who died during D-day and Battle of Normandy

Kim Willsher in Ver-sur-Mer

06, Jun, 2021 @1:37 PM

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