Nazi gold “Raubgold”, “stolen gold”


Max Heiliger was a fictional name created during the Nazi era under authority of Reichsbank president Walter Funk in a secret arrangement with leader of the Schutzstaffel Heinrich Himmler. It was a false identity used to establish bank accounts to launder valuables stolen from those killed in the Nazi system of concentration camps and extermination camps,  Stolen banknotes and jewelry along… Read more »

Twenty-three sets of brothers died aboard USS Arizona.


There were 37 confirmed pairs or trios of brothers assigned to USS Arizona on December 7, 1941. Of these 77 men, 62 were killed, and 23 sets of brothers died. Only one full set of brothers, Kenneth and Russell Warriner,   survived the attack; Kenneth was away at flight school in San Diego on that… Read more »

Normandy Invasion – STUNNING D-DAY FACTS.


Until the very last minute, the place of invasion – Normandy- was the most heavily guarded secret on the planet Even the units conducting the initial assaults did not know the locations of their landings. Surprise was crucial since Germany had 55 divisions in France – the Allies could transport no more than 8 divisions on D-Day… Read more »

Nazi human experimentation


Nazi human experimentation was a series of medical experiments on large numbers of prisoners, including children, by Nazi Germany in its concentration camps  in the early to mid 1940s, during World War II and the Holocaust. Chief target populations included Romani, Sinti, ethnic Poles, Soviet POWs, disabled Germans, and Jews from across Europe. Nazi physicians and their assistants forced prisoners into participating; they did not willingly volunteer and no consent was… Read more »

The Deutsches Jungvolk or “German Youth”.


The Deutsches Jungvolk “German Youth” was a youth organisation in Nazi Germany for boys aged 10 to 14,  and was a section of the Hitler Youth movement. Through a program me of outdoor activities, parades and sports, it aimed to indoctrinate its young members in the tenets of Nazi ideology. Membership became fully compulsory for eligible boys in 1939. By the end… Read more »

The Wehrmacht.


The German Wehrmacht or “defence force” was the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1946. It consisted of the Heer or Army, the Kriegmarine or Navy and the Luftwaffe or Air Force. The designation Wehrmacht for Nazi Germany’s military replaced the previously used term, Reichswehr (1919–1935), and constituted the Third Reich’s efforts to rearm the nation to a greater extent than the Treaty of Versailles permitted.   Following Germany’s… Read more »

Hitler’s “sunshine” Henriette Hoffmann.


Henriette Hoffmann was the daughter of Hitler’s personal photographer, Heinrich Hoffman. She was brought up surrounded by the Nazi leadership. Due to Hitler’s close relationship with her father, she first met the future Fuhrer in 1922, at the age of nine.  For the next decade Hitler, who called Henriette “my sunshine,” was a frequent guest… Read more »

András Kun a Roman Catholic priest of the Franciscan Order. He was also the commander of a racist death squad for Hungary’s Fascist and Pro-Nazi Arrow Cross Party.


Father Kun was born 8 November 1911 in Nyirbator, Hungary. He attended seminary in Rome. He then served as a priest in a Franciscan monastery. In 1943, he left the monastery and moved to Budapest. In March 1944, Kun enrolled in the Arrow Cross Party . During the lead-up to the German invasion of Hungary,… Read more »

Herta Bothe a camp guard, called “Sadist of Stutthof”.


Herta Bothe was born in Teterow, Mecklenburg-Scwerin on 08-01-1921. In 1938, at age seventeen, Bothe  helped her father in his small Teterow wood shop, then worked temporarily in a factory, then as a hospital nurse. In 1939, Bothe was a member of the Leaque of German Girls . In September 1942, Bothe became the  SS… Read more »

Settela Steinbach the Sinti girl in the Westerbork train.


Anna Maria (Settela) Steinbach born December 23, 1934, was a Dutch girl who was gassed in Nazi Germany’s Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp. Initially identified as a Dutch Jew, her personal identity and association with the Sinti group of the Romani people were discovered in 1994. Steinbach was born in Buchten, now part of Sittard-Geleen, in southern Limburg as the daughter of a trader and violinist. Setalla her on the… Read more »

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