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Oct. 18, 1947: S.S. General Saw Mass Executions as ‘Necessary to Win War’

  Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. NEURNBERG, Oct. 17 (A.P.)—S.S. Gen. Erich Naumann, whose commandos killed thousands of Jewish men, women and children on the eastern front, told a war crimes … Continue reading

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April 2, 1938

Above, Joseph Greenwald, who played Nick Papadakis in the original Broadway production of "The Postman Always Rings Twice," dies on stage. Below, the Vatican condemns Austrian bishops’  endorsement of the union with Germany because they didn’t get the pope’s permission. … Continue reading

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