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Did British journalists keep silent about Russian defections to Germany in WW2?

In George Orwell's essay, The Prevention of Literature, he claims this: When Germany collapsed, it was found that very large numbers of Soviet Russians — mostly, no doubt, from non-political motives —...
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Were most active policemen in the Weimer Republic not Nazis?

From the Holocaust Encylopedia: The police in the Weimar Republic In the years of the Weimar Republic, most active policemen were not Nazis, meaning they were not members of the Nazi Party or of Nazi ...
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Is this colour footage of Breslau in 1939 authentic?

This 7 minutes footage on youtube purports to be from 1939 in Breslau, Germany (today Wrocław, Poland). In it we can see The banks of the Oder/Odra A random boy cycling in the streets Some military ...
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Was the Nazi Hakenkreuz logo based on the Indic swastika?

"Swastika" is sanskrit word for an ancient geometrical symbol, broadly used in Indic cultures. Amongst countries that were involved with World War II, it is associated with the Nazi flag, designed by ...
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Did the Nazis pass laws protecting animals?

From Aish: In modern times, the radicalized extension of Cain's philosophy came afore during the 1930s, when the Nazis passed a number of laws protecting animals, e.g. restricting the use of live ...
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Was there a secret meeting of Nazis in 1944 to plan for the EU? [duplicate]

(This is based on this closed question. Rather than ask about the whole thesis I'm picking one specific claim which should be answerable.) The book "Indisputable Evidence Proving The EU Was Created ...
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Was the EU created or supported by Nazis? [closed]

My dad has started preaching from this self published book (Indisputable Evidence Proving the EU Was Created by Nazis, by Jack King) which claims the European Union was both wanted and created by ...
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Is “US Military Intelligence report EW-Pa 128” real?

The Red House Report — Wikipédia describes "US Military Intelligence report EW-Pa 128": Is this actually a declassified document, or a clever fake? US Military Intelligence report EW-Pa 128 ...
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Were the Schutzmannschaft members mostly allowed to return to their former lives?

The Schutzmannschaft (Auxiliary Police) were batallions of local and German units in German-occupied Eastern Europe, that participated in the Holocaust in World War II. According to the Wikipedia ...
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Was the first German bombing of London an accident?

A 2002 Telegraph article reports: The first German bombing of London on the night of Aug 24, 1940, was an accident but sparked a war of attrition that would last for five years. German aircraft ...
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Is the March of the Immortal Regiment a cult of the German Third Reich?

The March of the Immortal Regiment is a recent tradition which is part of the annual Moscow Victory Day Parade Russian journalist and politician, Alexander Nevzorov has criticised it: (Inaccurate ...
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Did New York Times post this Hitler apology stating Jews baited the Nazis by trying to fight back on June 15, 1934?

Post from Revolution News reads, "By hating Hitler and trying to fight back, Jews are only increasing the severity of his policies against them. "If Jews throughout the world try to instill ...
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Was there a nuclear explosion in Germany during WW2?

According to this article at dailymail.co.uk and this article at news.com.au a declassified document "APO 696" (purportedly in the U.S. National Archives) includes testimony that indicates a possible ...
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Did Polish government institutions collaborate with Nazis?

Referring to an answer to Why is Poland's proposed Holocaust speech law so controversial? While "Poland as a nation" is not to blame for the Holocaust, and while there was no official cooperation ...
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Did the murder of Ernst von Rath partly provoke the events of “Kristallnacht”?

I read an answer on quora stating the following: Jewish assassinations of Germans: Ernst vom Rath In 1938 a 17 yr old German-Polish Jew murdered a German diplomat in the German embassy ...
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Did opposition fundraising stop neonazis marching?

From Facebook: "In the small town in Germany where the Nazi leader Rudolf Hess was born, every year right wing activist[s] have been showing up to commemorate his birthday. Counter marches didn't ...
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Did the government of Nazi Germany sell Mauser pistols to an underground Jewish army?

The Guardian article Ken Livingstone faces fresh inquiry over Hitler Zionism remarks quotes Livingstone as saying: the Nazi government...started selling Mauser pistols to the underground Jewish ...
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Was this a fire brigade reservoir at Auschwitz?

There seems to be a lot of photo evidence suggesting that there is a "fire brigade reservoir built in the form of a swimming pool" within the concentration camp at Auschwitz. Is it a "fire brigade ...
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Did Joseph Goebbels say “Accuse the other side of that which you are guilty”?

The quote, "accuse the other side of that which you are guilty" is often attributed to Joseph Goebbels. For example this meme and it also appears in me.me and memegenerator.net. I have looked for it ...
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Did the Nazi SS set up training camps to assist Jews travelling to Israel?

Ken Livingstone is a former MP and London mayor in the UK, suspended from the Labour party for "bringing the party into disrepute" after making various historical claims about "real collaboration" ...
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Did Hitler receive congratulation telegrams from all corners of the Arab world for the introduction of Nuremberg racial laws in 1935?

Mitchell G. Bard states that Hitler received congratulation telegrams from all corners of the Arab world when he introduced the Nuremberg racial laws in 1935. Is this true apart from the source ...
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Did 5 million non-Jews die in the Holocaust?

Times of Israel: “Five million non-Jews died in the Holocaust.” It’s a statement that shows up regularly in declarations about the Nazi era. It was implied in a Facebook post by the Israel Defense ...
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Did Vinayak Damodar Savarkar say, “Nazism proved undeniably the saviour of Germany”?

The Shillong Times: The greatest admirer of Hitler and Mussolini was Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, a leading RSS member who coined the term Hindutva and advocated reconversion of the converted Hindus ...
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Did Gen. Patton say “We defeated the wrong enemy?”

I've seen this quote in various far-right memes. Supposedly, Gen. George S. Patton, upon taking control of Berlin in 1945, said "We defeated the wrong enemy." The Communists, one supposes, were the ...
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Did George Soros say he helped a Nazi confiscate property?

George Soros is a billionaire financier of Left Wing causes and candidates, including Hillary Clinton. Soros has been accused of being a Nazi collaborator and of funding anti-Jewish and anti-Israel ...
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Did Nazi Germany use the German census in its targeting of minorities

From 2016 is census year! But you can stick your census in your ear, you won't get any data here Did you know Hitler used the German census to target minorities Doing a brief search came ...
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Did Crimean Tatars collaborate with Nazi Germany's crimes against humanity?

The article Tell Eurovision in 1944 Stalin deported Crimean Tatars to protect them from punishment for Nazi war crimes, by Scott (13672 views, 64 comments) claims that Crimean Tatars collaborated with ...
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Is this photo of a person with Ukrainian flags, swastikas, and a Super Mario T-shirt genuine? [closed]

From this tweet against Crimean Tatar Ukrainian Eurovision 2016 Winner Jamala (6 RTs, 8 loves, with the text "your love") and /r/WTF (score of 216, caption of "Just Your Average militiaman in Ukraine, ...
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Was the Jewish flag one of only two flags allowed in Nazi Germany?

Former London Mayor, Ken Livingstone was quoted in this tweet as saying: in 1935 Hitler passed a law that said that only two flags could be flown in Germany: the swastika and the Zionist banner. ...
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Were the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany de facto allies in September 1939?

"A German and a Soviet officer shaking hands at the end of the Invasion of Poland." (source) On the 17th of September 1939 the Soviet Union invaded Poland from the east, following a German invasion ...
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Were there any Jews among the Nazi top people?

I recently was in a discussion where one of the people, as an argument, claimed that Jews have been known to participate in activities clearly detrimental to Jews as a whole (the argument itself had ...