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Colour photos from inside Hitler’s home

A collection of colour photographs taken by Adolf Hitler's personal photogratpher have been released for the very first time. [Thx Kese!] The Mirror reports that photographer Hugo Jaeger was one of the few photographers working with color photography at the time and was granted access to Hitler's living and study quarters,

Hitler’s Wolf Lair to be turned into tourist attraction

Hitler's secret Wolf Lair, hidden in a forest in Poland, is set to be turned into a new tourist attraction. The spot is open to the public, but does not attract many visitors because it is tucked so far into the forest and accessible only by treacherous dirt roads. Staff said they

Ground-penetrating radar used to search for mass graves at Treblinka

A forensic archaeologists has discovered, through the use of ground-penetrating radar, evidence of unknown mass graves at Treblinka, the infamous Nazi death camp. Sturdy Colls said: "All the history books state that Treblinka was destroyed by the Nazis but the survey has demonstrated that simply isn't the case." She added: "I've identified

Nazi detention camp trash pit excavated

Archaeologists in the Netherlands have excavated the trash pit of Westerbork, a WWII Nazi detention camp, and interviewed one of the people who survived the camp about seeing some of the recovered artifacts. Micha Schliesser picks the undamaged lid of a butter dish out of one of the boxes with excavated

Interview with Goebbels’ secretary

The former secretary of Joseph Goebbels, Hitler's propaganda chief, has broken her vow of silence in an interview with Germany's biggest newspaper. [Thx Kese!] 'I was working as a typist at the propaganda ministry, and his radio station, and was the fastest. It was an order to be transferred to work

Mysterious Nazi photographer identified

This morning a German website posted up an interesting gallery of Nazi photographs, some showing POWs and others featuring the Führer. The question was asked: who was the photographer who had access to both prison camps and Hitler himself? Hours later the question was answered. [Thnx Kese] As Tuesday dawned, what we

Nazis tried to teach dogs to talk

New research has revealed the the Nazis invested a lot of time and effort into teaching dogs to talk. The incredible findings show Nazi officials recruited so-called educated dogs from all over Germany and trained them to 'speak' and tap out signals using their paws. One dog was said to have uttered

WWII aerial photos lead to Nazi gold

By studying RAF surveillance photos shot over Germany during WWII, historians believe they may have located an underground complex full of Nazi gold. At the weekend human remains were found in the forest; believed to be those of slave labourers forced to assist the Nazis in building the secret bunker. And Luftwaffe