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Maryland auctioneer sells photo of Hitler with kin of Jewish grandmother

In this 1933 photo released by Alexander Historical Auctions, Adolf Hitler embraces Rosa Bernile Nineau, who was nearly 6,, at his mountainside Bavarian retreat in Germany. The black-and-white image taken by Heinrich Hoffmann shows Hitler embracing Nineau who had a Jewish grandmother,  has sold at auction for more than $11,000. The photograph is inscribed by Hitler himself in dark blue ink. (Heinrich Hoffmann/Alexander Historical Auctions via AP)

WASHINGTON — A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing a young girl who had a Jewish grandmother has sold at auction for more than $11,000. The Washington Post reports the black-and-white image taken by Heinrich Hoffmann and inscribed by Hitler in dark ...

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US deports ex-Nazi guard, 95, to Germany after long wait

A 95-year-old former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived quietly in New York City for decades was carried out of his home on a stretcher by federal agents and flown to Germany early Tuesday in what could prove to be the last U.S. deportation of a World War II-era war-crimes suspect.

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Pursuit of alleged Nazi camp guard timeless

PHILADELPHIA — The chief Nazi hunter with the Simon Wiesenthal Center says age and the passage of time are no barriers to investigating alleged Nazi activity during World War II. If a person is charged with war crimes, you don’t ...

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Demjanjuk convicted over Nazi camp deaths

MUNICH — Retired U.S. autoworker John Demjanjuk was convicted of thousands of counts of acting as an accessory to murder at a Nazi death camp and sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison, a groundbreaking verdict that closed one ...

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French rail firm must pay for digitization of Holocaust records

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland lawmakers and representatives of the French national railroad say they’ve reached a deal that would force a greater accounting of the railroad’s role in the Holocaust and allow its subsidiary to seek a lucrative MARC train contract. ...

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SNCF execs pressed for answers

ANNAPOLIS – State lawmakers skewered rail executives Thursday while debating legislation that would require a railroad seeking to run MARC passenger train service to disclose its role in transporting Jews and other prisoners during the Holocaust. The bills, HB 520 ...

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