Second world war

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‘They’re old but they’re still guilty’: last Nazi hunter in a race against time
Efraim Zuroff watched the Adolf Eichmann trial on TV 60 years ago. It was the beginning of his long quest for justice

Harriet Sherwood

11, Apr, 2021 @6:30 AM

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‘They were survivors’: the Jewish cartoonists who fled the Nazis
A new exhibition celebrates the work of three Austrian artists who escaped their country as Nazis took over and created daring work in the years after

Nadja Sayej

08, Apr, 2021 @3:58 PM

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What uncovering my family's Nazi history taught me about how we approach the past | Géraldine Schwarz
Heinous crimes committed years ago cannot be excused by appealing to the ‘social context’ of the age, says author Géraldine Schwarz

Géraldine Schwarz

02, Apr, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Those seeking asylum deserve so much better than this government | Letters
Letters: New immigration proposals betray the UK’s history of accepting refugees, write Dr Edie Friedman and Adam Rose from the Jewish Council for Racial Equality. Plus letters from Ruth Kitching and John Nicholson


28, Mar, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Irene Cotton obituary
Other lives: German woman who moved to the UK after meeting a British soldier after the end of the second world war

Les Cotton

28, Mar, 2021 @10:09 AM

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The big picture: Lee Miller's sphinx-like blitz spirit
Vogue’s war correspondent poses in a statuesque self-portrait as 1940s London finds itself under threat

Tim Adams

28, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Google criticised for failing to remove antisemitic Auschwitz reviews
Company says it ‘must do better’ after Guardian discovers more than 150 offensive comments on Maps site

Sophie Wilkinson

25, Mar, 2021 @3:05 PM

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New £50 note featuring Alan Turing to enter circulation in June
Polymer banknote pays tribute to scientist who cracked Enigma code during second world war

Rupert Jones

25, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Soil to build new US airbase on Okinawa 'contains remains of war dead'
Volunteers searching for the remains of those killed in the 1945 Battle of Okinawa demand Japan’s defence ministry call a halt to work

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

22, Mar, 2021 @6:47 AM

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Benjamin Abeles obituary
Other lives: Renowned physicist whose research led to the technology used to power the Voyager spacecraft

David Abeles

21, Mar, 2021 @7:52 PM

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John Sleep obituary
Other Lives: Second world war veteran who served in North Africa and was seriously injured after the Normandy landings

Chris Allen

21, Mar, 2021 @5:46 PM

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After the Covid war, the UK will struggle to win the economic peace
State power and capitalism’s innovation have staved off disaster, but the challenge is long-term

Larry Elliott

21, Mar, 2021 @12:05 PM

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