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Hollywood Reporter Published a Column Criticizing Actors for Speaking Out Against Hitler and Nazi Germany

The Hollywood Reporter is an American magazine focusing on Hollywood film, TV, and entertainment. It was founded in 1930 by William R. Wilkerson in Los Angeles, California. But did you know that the firm used to criticize celebrities who spoke against Hitler? In 1937, The Hollywood Reporter ran a column criticizing actors for speaking out …

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What was Hitler’s Winter Blunder?

Hitler was one of the most despised figures in modern history. He single-handedly orchestrated monstrous events that led to the deaths of millions of people. But despite his military prowess, did you know that he committed many major mistakes that led to his ultimate demise?  Hitler did not get to anticipate the harsh Russian winters …

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Why Was the Film “Come and See” Terrifying for the Actors?

Released during the commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of the Soviet’s Success, Come and See is an antiwar film that takes place in Belarus during the Nazi Domination in the early 1940s. The movie follows the horror-ridden experiences of a 14-year-old boy named Flyora as he joins the Soviets.  The production of the Come and …

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How Did Nazi Germany Build A Secret Weather Station in Canada?

We all know that World War II started when Nazi Germany, under the leadership of the infamous Adolf Hitler, invaded Poland on September 1, 1939. The war ended on September 2, 1945, when General Douglas MacArthur accepted Japan’s surrender. But before the end of the war, Germany erected a Weather Station in Canada. How were …

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How Did the Nazis Convince the Red Cross Nothing Bad was Happening in the Concentration Camps?

By now we’re fully aware of the terrible things the Jews experienced while they were in the Nazi concentration camps. From being tortured, killed inhumanely and even experimented on. But did you know when the international community got wind of the horrific news, the Nazis were able to fool them? When the Red Cross got …

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Meet Hans Münch, a doctor known as The Good Man of Auschwitz because he refused to assist in the atrocities. His experiments were elaborate farces intended to protect inmates. He was the only person acquitted of crimes at the 1947 Auschwitz trials after many inmates testified in his favour.

Hans Münch In June 1943, he was recruited as a scientist by the Waffen-SS and was sent to the Hygiene Institute of the Waffen-SS [de] in Raisko, about 4 km (2.5 mi) from the main camp at Auschwitz. Münch worked alongside the infamous Josef Mengele, who was the same age and also came from Bavaria. …

Meet Hans Münch, a doctor known as The Good Man of Auschwitz because he refused to assist in the atrocities. His experiments were elaborate farces intended to protect inmates. He was the only person acquitted of crimes at the 1947 Auschwitz trials after many inmates testified in his favour. Read More »

The East German Stasi used psych warfare called Zersetzung against dissidents. Tactics involved breaking into homes and subtly manipulating the contents; moving furniture, altering alarms, removing pictures from walls. Many thought they were losing their minds, and had mental breakdowns.

Zersetzung This article is about the Stasi psychological warfare technique. For the Nazi Germany crime of undermining the war effort, see Wehrkraftzersetzung. Directive No. 1/76 on the Development and Revision of Operational Procedures, which outlined the use of Zersetzung in the Ministry for State Security. Zersetzung (German for “decomposition”) is a psychological warfare technique used …

The East German Stasi used psych warfare called Zersetzung against dissidents. Tactics involved breaking into homes and subtly manipulating the contents; moving furniture, altering alarms, removing pictures from walls. Many thought they were losing their minds, and had mental breakdowns. Read More »