How the Netherlands Used Literature to Defy the Nazis
A new theory sheds light not only on the fate of the Franks, but on the extent of Dutch resistance to the Nazis.
The Weimar Republic: Gone But Not Forgotten
The Weimar Republic is famous for failing, but considering its turmoil and crisis, it's surprising how long it actually lasted.
Leni Riefenstahl’s Nazi Olympics
Leni Riefenstahl was the Nazi regime’s most artistic propagandist. She is also remembered for Olympia, her documentary of the 1936 Olympics.
The Role of Female Pilots in Nazi Germany
German female pilots played an active role during World War II—acting as perpetrators and collaborators even as they broke barriers for women in flight.
What Christmas Meant to the Nazis
The Nazi regime used Christmas to foster among the German people a sense of national unity and pride.
The Persecution of the Romani by the Nazis
Like the Jews, the Romani were victims of the Nazi's ideology of race.