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2009-02-04 12:35:00

"Propaganda is a truly terrible weapon in the hands of an expert." -- Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, 1924 WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews and the need for war. But Nazi propaganda was much more complex than that. For the Nazis to achieve power and pursue their racial policies and expansionist war efforts, a much more nuanced picture had to be painted -- one that...

2008-10-09 21:00:27

By Jeni Harvey The events have been organised by Sheffield University's centre for research into freemasonry, which was set up in 2000 and studies the organisation's historical, cultural and social impact, particularly in Britain."Forces Occultes", a Nazi propaganda film made during the 1940s, will be shown for the first time with English subtitles on Monday.The film, which opposes the Freemasons and the Jews and depicts them attempting to push France into a war against Germany, was later...

2005-11-18 08:25:05

By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - In early February, U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld was having second thoughts about coming to a prestigious annual security conference in Munich. He was not worried about facing German ire over the U.S.-led war in Iraq. His reluctance had to do with a criminal complaint which accused him of war crimes in connection with abuse at Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison and threatened him with arrest if he came to Germany. The German federal prosecutor...

2005-11-17 12:31:00

In November 16 story headlined, "60 years after Nuremberg trials, legacy remains," please read in seventh paragraph ... known as "Einsatzgruppen" ... instead of ... known as "einstatzgruppen" A corrected story follows: By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty years after the opening of the Nuremberg trials of top Nazis following the Second World War, the tribunal's legacy reverberates loudly in international human rights law and in the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam...

2005-11-16 08:31:37

By Alan Elsner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty years after the opening of the Nuremberg trials of top Nazis following the Second World War, the tribunal's legacy reverberates loudly in international human rights law and in the trial of former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. The first Nuremberg trial of 22 top Nazis, including Hermann Goering, Rudolf Hess and Joachim von Ribbentrop, began November 20, 1945. Three of the defendants were eventually acquitted entirely and 11 others...


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