The Great War Redux

The Great War Redux

July 28 marks the centenary of the start of World War I, tragically and wrongly described by President Woodrow Wilson as the "war to end all wars."
Harlan Ullman
The longest day and our finest hour

The longest day and our finest hour

My wednesday column
Harlan Ullman

Neo-Nazis charged with terrorizing residents of tiny N.D. town

LEITH, N.D., Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Two white supremacists were being held without bond after police said the men terrorized residents of a tiny North Dakota town.

Long-lost Nazi diary recovered

WILMINGTON, Del., June 13 (UPI) -- A long-lost diary, kept by a close confidant of Adolph Hitler, has been seized by authorities, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said.

Germany marks Hitler's rise to power

BERLIN, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Germany Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of Adolf Hitler's rise to power with exhibitions and a special session of Parliament.

Obama: Holocaust Day time for commitment

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- President Obama Sunday said International Holocaust Remembrance Day must be a day for mourning those killed and for resolving to fight hatred and persecution.

Students sent home for painting swastika

KFAR SABA, Israel, March 8 (UPI) -- Twenty Israeli students were sent home early from a school trip for refusing to tell who painted a swastika on a classmate's forehead, school officials said.

Tea Party funds, covers Hitler billboard

MASON CITY, Iowa, July 14 (UPI) -- A billboard paid for by the North Iowa Tea Party comparing President Obama to Adolph Hitler and Vladimir Lenin was covered up Wednesday, observers say.

Hitler included in leadership survey

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- British ambulance workers say they were given a leadership survey that asked them to rate the "coolness" of German Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.

Neo-Nazi cancels 'Hitler' wedding

SALT LAKE CITY, April 20 (UPI) -- A neo-Nazi accused of killing a prison guard canceled his wedding in a Utah jail set for the anniversary of Adolph Hitler's birth, authorities said.

Skull fragment sparks dispute with Russia

HARTFORD, Conn., Sept. 30 (UPI) -- A Connecticut archaeologist who concluded a skull fragment found in a Berlin bunker wasn't Adolf Hitler's never examined it, a Russian official says.

Prince loses bid to regain ancestral land

BERLIN, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- A German court has refused to restore the remaining ancestral estates of a prince whose grandfather lost them when he was arrested by the Nazis.

Germany marks more than Berlin Wall

BERLIN, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- The fall of the Berlin Wall 18 years ago Friday is not the only event in the history of Germany that occurred on the 9th day of November.

Fabled car collection on auction block

LONDON, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- British Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone plans to auction 50 rare and valuable cars from his collection in October. The sale of the cars, which Ecclestone, has been collecting since the 1950s, are expected to bring in more than $30 million, the Mail of Su

New 'cool' seems like old 'square'

TORONTO, Ontario, May 12 (UPI) -- "Well-dressed, mild-manned, friendly, and industrious" are traits now considered to be the new "cool," University of British Columbia researchers say.
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