Great-niece of Nazi couple brings cutlery from Jewish family back to Tilburg

The cutlery of the Polak family from the Prof. dr. Dondersstraat in Tilburg is back after 75 years. A descendant of a Nazi couple brought three spoons and twelve cutlery spoons back to where they were taken in 1944 on Sunday morning. “A great-niece had found these things when cleaning up her great-aunt’s house in […]

One in a million: find a strange super-earth towards the center of our galaxy

Illustration of the inferred size of another super-earth (center) compared to the land and Neptune. Astronomers at the University of Canterbury found an incredibly rare new super-earth toward the center of our galaxy. This would be one of the few that has been discovered with a size and orbit similar to Earth. The details were […]

Who was Jules Haddock, the man to whom the king showed honor? | NOW

King Willem-Alexander made a deep impression on Monday with his speech at Dam Square. The common thread was a meeting with Jules Schelvis, whom he heard talking about the war almost six years ago. Who was this special man? A short man with clear eyes, proudly standing upright at 93. Fragile, but unbroken, in a […]

1945-2020: the day Mauthausen was liberated

Sunday, 3 may 2020 – 02:05 On May 5, 1945, an allied patrol randomly found the death camp, already abandoned by the Germans, where 4,816 Spaniards were held. 2,700 of them lived and left their testimonies. Mauthausen prisoners salute the 11th Armored Division of the United States for their release under a banner written in […]

How Hitler and Nazi Germany lost the war on the Eastern Front NOW

On April 30, 1945, the following Thursday, 75 years ago, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his Führerbunker in Berlin. The capital of his “Reich” was about to surrender to the Red Army. How a German attack in 1941 actually sealed the fate of the “Führer” and millions of others. With the start of Operation Barbarossa, […]

Swastikas in the Nazi death camps

Updated Tuesday, 14 April 2020 – 11:25 “Incidents in memory locations have always existed but there is an increase,” says Volkhard Knigge, director of the Bunchenwald Concentration Camp Memorial Current image of the former Buchenwald death camp. Swastikas, selfies with Hitler greetings Denialist inscriptions in the guest books are one of the many provocations that […]