Second world war

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Alex Schweitzer obituary
Other lives: Founder of a Reminiscence Centre in London

David Schweitzer

24, Oct, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Think big on climate: the transformation of society in months has been done before | George Monbiot
The story of how the US entered the second world war should be on everyone’s minds as Cop26 approaches, says Guardian columnist George Monbiot

George Monbiot

20, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Former Nazi camp secretary goes on trial over murders of 11,000 people
Irmgard Furchner, who tried to flee last month, is accused of complicity in killings at Stutthof death camp

Kate Connolly in Itzehoe

19, Oct, 2021 @4:33 PM

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El Alamein, Dresden and a cold war spy: the incredible life of Victor Gregg
A celebration of the achievements of the Britain’s oldest para veteran, who died last week aged 101

Rick Stroud

17, Oct, 2021 @6:15 AM

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Can we please stop invoking the ‘blitz spirit’ at the first sign of crisis? | Joel Golby
I’ve had my fill of people born in the 1950s imagining how young people would have fared in the 1940s, says author Joel Golby

Joel Golby

15, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘Beacon of hope’: Holocaust survivor and peace campaigner Eddie Jaku dies at 101
The author of The Happiest Man on Earth was a founder and tireless volunteer at the Sydney Jewish Museum for decades

Ben Doherty

12, Oct, 2021 @6:48 AM

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Imperial War Museum Holocaust Galleries review – history’s greatest horror
Under glaring lights, the IWM’s new permanent exhibit lays bare the unspeakable atrocity through the small, human details

Jonathan Freedland

10, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Antony Hewish obituary
Radio astronomer who won the Nobel prize for physics for his role in the discovery of pulsars

Michael Rowan-Robinson

03, Oct, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Betty Farrar obituary
Other lives: Labour party activist who supported the Grunwick strike, CND and the miners’ struggles

Max Farrar

03, Oct, 2021 @11:05 AM

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Secretary of Nazi concentration camp told judge she wouldn’t attend trial
Irmgard Furchner, 96, was arrested after failing to turn up at court and absconding from retirement home

Kate Connolly in Berlin

01, Oct, 2021 @5:26 PM

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‘Another miracle’: boy’s escape from Auschwitz train is made into opera
Push will be performed in Boortmeerbeek, where Simon Gronowski fled to safety, nine days before his 90th birthday

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

01, Oct, 2021 @10:19 AM

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First judgments at Nuremberg war crimes tribunal – archive, October 1946
How the Guardian reported the verdicts handed down to Germany’s Nazi leaders for crimes committed during the second world war

compiled by Richard Nelsson

01, Oct, 2021 @8:49 AM

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