Holocaust

Evidence of ‘Second Japanese Schindler’ Found in US

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

New evidence has emerged of another high-ranking Japanese official to be involved in the rescue of Jews during World War II via issuing transit visas those escaping persecution from Nazi Germany to pass through Japan, according to a report from the English-language Japanese daily The Mainichireleased in late May Saburo Nei (1902-92), who was Japan’s … Read More

Veteran Affairs: Nazis ‘Don’t Have a Place’ Next to Fallen American Heroes

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Following the discovery of three German POW tombstones found in military cemeteries across the United States, inscribed with Nazi symbols and sentiments – two at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in Texas and one at Fort Douglas Post Cemetery in Utah – ABC News’ Johnathan Elias decided to sit down with the Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert … Read More

Texas Holocaust Survivor Celebrates 100th Birthday With Drive-By Car Parade

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

A Holocaust survivor in Texas was surprised with a parade of drive-by visitors on Sunday in honor of his 100th birthday. A procession of cars and visitors — who were practicing social distancing and wearing masks — drove by Heinz Wallach’s home to help him celebrate the milestone. The parade was organized by his daughter, … Read More

Man Who Spent His Life Hunting Down Stolen Nazi Art Dies From COVID-19

Monday, May 18, 2020

David Toren, 94, a retired patent lawyer who made it his life’s mission to recover stolen art looted from his family by the Nazis, died from complications surrounding the novel coronavirus.  In 2014, Toren sued Germany and the state of Bavaria, with a court in Washington DC Bavaria’s Justice Ministry, for the return of paintings … Read More