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Posts tagged with "massacre"
Le Paradis – Where the SS Killed 97 British Prisoners on May 27th 1940
Aug 20, 2015
The Le Paradis massacre was a war crime committed on May 27th 1940 by members of the 14th Company, SS Division Totenkopf, under the...
All 11 were tortured, beaten and shot dead. The Story of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion and the Wereth 11 By CJ Kelly
Dec 20, 2014
A big thank you to Chris Kelly for this article.On December 16, 1944, the Germans launched their last great offensive against the Western Allies...
Oradour-sur-Glane Massacre Investigated Further
Apr 10, 2014
In 1944, Oradour-sur-Glane was the site of a major massacre. Werner Christukat was a member of the Nazi SS at the time, and his...
Resolution working its way through Congress to recognize massacred soldiers
Feb 15, 2014
Two U.S. congressmen from Pennsylvania have submitted a resolution to correct the historic record about a group of black artillerymen -- including one West...
Operation Legacy: How Britain Destroyed Thousands Of Colonial Files
Jan 9, 2014
According to the National Archives and the Foreign Office, over 8,800 colonial-era documents have been eliminated by UK authorities in former colonies. The program,...
Ex-Nazi Responsible for 1943 Murders Is Finally Convicted by Italian Courts
Oct 25, 2013
Ex-corporal for the Nazi party, Afred Stork is convicted for his involvement if the massacre of 117 Italian officers.On October 18th, the Italian military...
‘I played dead as SS beasts wiped out my entire village’: Last witness of Nazi massacre at Ouradour-Sur-Glane tells his story
Sep 6, 2013
As Robert Hebras wanders the ruins of his old village, the ghosts slowly begin to come alive. Now an old man, he remembers the...
HOW TO SURVIVE AN SS MASSACRE: THE STORY OF ALBERT POOLEY AT LE PARADIS
Sep 5, 2013
Giles Morton excellent blog http://surviving-history.blogspot.com reports: Their last radio contact with brigade headquarters came at shortly after 11.30am on 27 May, 1940: it brought bad news. In the...
Einsatzgruppen A – The Massacres in Kovno – Reports and Eyewitness Accounts
Jun 29, 2013
Franz Walther Stahlecker Franz Walther Stahlecker was born in Sternenfels, Austria on the 10 October 1900. He was trained as an administrative jurist, and he...
Kondomari Massacre, June 2 1941 – Civilian Reprisals by Fallschirmjäger in Crete
Jun 7, 2013
With kind permission of David Kumhyr we can post his article on the Kondamari Massacre on Krete. We have only posed a subset of...
Tata Chasselay France – A WW2 Cemetery on French soil for massacred Senegalese troops
Apr 29, 2013
On June 20th, 1940 the Germans had reached Chasselay, a small village to the northwest of Lyon in France. The French army (405th Regiment...
Stoke-on-Trent memorial to Czech village Lidice
Apr 18, 2013
A sculpture is being built to commemorate the part miners in Stoke-on-Trent played to rebuild a village destroyed during World War II. Lidice, in...
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