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Review of The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank by Willy Lindwer

The Diary of Anne Frank is one of the most important legacies of the Holocaust. It documents the experiences of a young Jewish girl, her family and their friends while hiding for years in concealed rooms behind a bookcase, called “the Secret Annex”, in Nazi occupied Netherlands. 699 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Decoding Nazi Germany's Enigma Code: Review of "The Imitation Game"

Decoding Nazi Germany’s encrypting machine, Enigma, was no easy task. Invented by the German engineer Arthur Scherbius at the end of WWI, Enigma machines were used by the Nazis during WWII to exchange (encode and decipher) secret messages pertaining to national security and strategy of war. 888 more words

Claudia Moscovici

A cowardly success: The Final Solution as a reaction to German failure in war

Holocaust historian Timothy Snyder advances an interesting and plausible hypothesis about some of the motivations behind the Final Solution. Snyder also believes that the accelerated timing… 606 more words

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Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics: Review of The Boys in the Boat

In 1936 Hitler held the Summer Olympics in Berlin, having won the bid for the event over Barcelona. He spared no expense to impress the world with the prowess and superiority of Nazi Germany. 673 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Hitler's ban on modern art: The "Degenerate Art" exhibit of 1937

Hitler’s Ban on Modern Art: The “Degenerate Art” Exhibit of 1937

Artistic and political freedom usually go together. “Where books are burned, people are burned, 658 more words

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Holocaust Memory: Beyond the Jewish Genocide

The Holocaust refers to the genocide of nearly 6 million Jews by the Nazis and Nazi collaborators. There is no doubt that the Jews were singled out for systematic extermination. 503 more words

Claudia Moscovici

Holocaust Memory: Beyond the Jewish Genocide

The Holocaust refers to the genocide of nearly 6 million Jews by the Nazis and Nazi collaborators. There is no doubt that the Jews were singled out for systematic extermination. 503 more words

Claudia Moscovici