Study finds new cause for massive infertility among women in concentration camps

Female imprisoned in Ravensbrück concentratie concentration camp Trauma and malnutrition are the most frequently cited explanations for the fact that 98 percent of female inmates in concentration camps stopped menstruating quickly. In a new study, the authors claim to have found a different cause. This shows that the Nazis worked very systematically, with far-reaching consequences […]

101-year-old ex-concentration camp guard gets five years in prison in Germany | NOW

A 101-year-old man who served as a guard at Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II has been jailed for five years for being complicit in the murder of more than 3,500 inmates. The elderly Josef Schütz is the oldest person ever prosecuted for crimes committed by the Nazi regime. According to the prosecutor, Schütz […]

Court rejects compensation for victims of Japanese occupation | NOW

Victims of the Japanese occupation of the former Dutch East Indies are not entitled to compensation from the Dutch State for war damage. The court in The Hague ruled in the case on Wednesday and rejected the compensation demanded, partly because the claims have expired. The Japanese Honorary Debt Foundation, an interest group for victims […]

Chancellor Olaf Scholz has already made decisions | Europe | D.W.

77 years ago, on May 8, 1945, Germany capitulated and World War II came to an end in Europe. The struggle continued for a few months in Asia, as is known. And today there is war again in the Old Continent. The aggressor is called Russia and the president of that country, Vladimir Putin, is […]

US army returns stolen 1945 cake to Italian woman

The US military has given a birthday cake to an Italian woman after US soldiers stole a cake intended for her 77 years ago. jvhBron: BBC Yesterday at 12:41 Meri Mion — who turns 90 Friday — was 13 when supposedly hungry American soldiers took the birthday cake her mother had made for her in […]

Holocaust Survivor Dies in Ukraine Bombing; video – News

Boris Romantschenko, 96, who survived the Holocaust — the mass murder of Jews, Roma and homosexuals during World War II — was killed during a Russian attack on Ukraine. He was vice president of the Buchenwald-Dora International Committee for Ukraine, a non-governmental organization against Nazism. Romantschenko was deported to Germany at […]

A Florida organization rescues a Canadian baby in a hospital in Ukraine

Miami – An organization based in Tampa, Florida, announced this Saturday that it managed to remove an eight-day-old surrogate baby of Canadian nationality from a hospital in the capital of Ukraine and deliver it safe and sound to its parents at the border with Poland. The Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) called Project Dynamo, made up of […]

A new code name for the next installment of Call of Duty

Call of Duty, Activision, Sledgehammer Games, Leak, Slipstream, Vanguard, Nom de code, Black Ops, WWII, Warzone, Activision We are still waiting for official announcements regarding the next installment of Call of Duty. A leak suggests a new code name as well as a first logo clearly reminiscent of World War II. It may be the […]