A decorated German soldier in World War I, Richard Stern opposed Nazism from within. After fleeing, he joined the US Army at age 43, and soon became a hero there, as well…
“He was like a character out of a book. He was like something somebody wrote.”
These Jewish soldiers took part in the liberation of Europe from the clutches of Nazi Germany
Rare items from the Carl Ehrenstein Archive
Three years into their imprisonment in Africa, the exiles published a book documenting the detention from which they repeatedly tried to escape
How did the Nazis, within a short time, destroy general conventions of the modern world pertaining to humanity, law and culture?
Everything went “strictly by the book,” using means that were permitted by the constitution
In the great frenzy that ensued, many Jews who lived on German territory understood that their lives and property were in imminent danger, and that they had to find alternatives to carry on living
Jewish organizations appealed to the public to forgo the purchase of goods from Germany
Over 100 scientists were forced to leave large research institutes beginning in 1933, most due to their Jewish origins
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