Two readers hope the former president will be held accountable; another sees a Democratic plot. Also: Hitler’s generals; David McCullough; Uvalde and Parkland; cats.
Long before Frank Oz brought many Muppets to life, his father, an amateur Dutch puppeteer, made a Hitler marionette as an act of defiance. He buried it during the war.
Carl Paladino, a Republican House candidate from New York, has been endorsed by Representative Elise Stefanik, a member of party leadership.
If Vladimir Putin prevails in Ukraine, fascists around the world will take comfort.
During the pandemic lockdown, when solitude dredged up the regret of missed opportunities, one writer hiked over the Pyrenees Mountains to better understand her father.
As Germany observes the anniversary of the Wannsee Conference, witnesses of the Nazi era are dying and antisemitism is resurgent in Europe and the United States.
Scholars are increasingly focusing attention on the seizure and excavation of antiquities from Greece and other countries by German forces during World War II.
A staff librarian was put on leave after students at an elementary school in Washington, D.C., were directed to simulate shootings and the digging of mass graves.
What is inflation, why is it up, and who does it hurt? A run through common questions about the ongoing price burst.
“Hitler’s American Gamble,” by Brendan Simms and Charlie Laderman, examines Hitler’s ill-fated choice to declare war on the United States.
The sublime artistry of Wilhelm Furtwängler collided with his role as de facto chief conductor of the Nazi regime.
In the next national Parliament, the far-right Alternative for Germany party is likely to remain a pariah force. But it looks assured, too, of a role in shaping the country’s future.
How watching a TV show about Weimar Germany can help us interpret our own era.
A public dispute over thousands of artworks and artifacts could hinge on whether a crown prince supported the Nazis during their rise to power.
Leticia Remauro, who is running for Staten Island borough president, has apologized for making a “bad analogy.”
Representative Mary Miller, an Illinois Republican, had faced condemnation and calls to resign for declaring at a rally: “Hitler was right on one thing: He said, ‘Whoever has the youth, has the future.’”
Donald Trump’s “Stop the Steal” campaign recalls one of the most disastrous political lies of the 20th century.
A training slide show that urged officers to “always fight to the death” is no longer used but has raised an outcry in a state that has struggled with police violence.
Thirty years after Germany came back together, the former East has become the stronghold of a once-marginalized movement that now sits in Parliament.
Volker Ullrich closes his absorbing biography of the German leader with the years 1939 to 1945.
Roger Moorhouse’s “Poland 1939” looks back at the very beginning of World War II to understand what happened and what might have happened.
Benjamin Carter Hett’s “The Nazi Menace” examines the path to World War II and German responsibility.
Trump says he wants to protect law-abiding citizens. In 1933, Hitler issued his ‘Decree of the Reich President for the Protection of People and State.’
The Philadelphia Eagles condemned social media posts by Jackson, the team’s star wide receiver, saying they were “absolutely appalling.”
Tens of thousands turned out for the delayed annual celebration of Russia’s defeat of Nazi Germany but few, including veterans in their 80s and 90s, took precautions.
A study finds some truth and some falsehoods in a prominent businessman’s portrayal of his father as a Nazi resister.
These are hard times, but we have seen worse. Courage, staying calm and counting on one another can get us through.