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Students from the St. Ursula-Schule, a Catholic high school in Germany, view facsimiles of ads for Hitlers Mein Kampf at the House of the Wannsee Conference in Potsdam, site of the planning of the Final Solution.

German plans for ‘Mein Kampf’ excerpts in schools seen as a way to demystify Hitler tome

By Toby Axelrod, JTA June 17, 2012

BERLIN –- Does “Mein Kampf” belong in German high schools? With Adolf Hitler’s book due to come out of wraps here in 2015, freed after decades under copyright protection that prevented its publication in Germany, it’s a question that is being...

British publisher to fight ‘Mein Kampf’ ban

JTA March 13, 2012

BERLIN -- A British publisher is vowing to fight a Munich court's decision to permanently ban his publication of excerpts of Hitler's "Mein Kampf." Peter McGee wanted to print excerpts last January in a 16-page insert to his German publication "Zeitungszeugen,"...

Plans to make ‘Mein Kampf’ available in German could be illegal

JTA January 17, 2012

BERLIN -- Plans by a British publisher to make segments of Adolf Hitler’s “Mein Kampf” available in the German language may run into legal trouble. Publisher Peter McGee said he plans to publish three annotated excerpts of the text, which remains...

Hitlers First War by Thomas Weber

New book examines World War I’s impact on Hitler’s world view

By Arthur Gale, Special to the Jewish Light May 18, 2011

Over 65 years have passed since the end of World War II. Historians continue their quest to further understand the man responsible for the war and its more than 50 million deaths. They want to know when, where, and why Adolf Hitler developed his political,...

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