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Nazi Germany

6 articles

The Conspiracists: The Reichstag Fire

How the Third Reich was founded on a conspiracy theory.


The Nazi Anatomists

How the corpses of Hitler’s victims still haunt modern science—and American abortion politics.


Hiding in N. Virginia, a Daughter of Auschwitz

The quiet life of Brigette Höss, 80, whose father ran Auschwitz.


Concentration Camp

An anonymous essay on time spent in “protective custody” at a Nazi camp.


Mengele’s Skull

Tracking the Nazi doctor’s bones through South America.


Giving Hitler Hell

Arnold Weiss escaped Germany as a kid in 1938, leaving his family behind. He returned seven years later, now a U.S. intelligence officer tasked with tracking down fugitive Nazis. The ultimate revenge story.