German war crimes
The government of Germany ordered, organized and condoned a substantial number of war crimes in both World War I and World War II. The most notable of these is the Holocaust in which millions of peopl...
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Raid on Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby
The raid on Scarborough, Hartlepool and Whitby, which took place on 16 December 1914, was an attack by the Imperial German Navy on the British seaport towns of Scarborough, Hartlepool, West Hartlepool...
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U-boat Campaign (World War I)
The U-boat Campaign from 1914 to 1918 was the World War I naval campaign fought by German U-boats against the trade routes of the Allies. It took place largely in the seas around the British Isles and...
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War crimes of the Wehrmacht
War crimes of the Wehrmacht were those carried out by the German armed forces during World War II. While the principal perpetrators of the Holocaust amongst German armed forces were the Nazi German 'p...
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World War II crimes in Poland
Approximately six million Polish citizens, divided nearly equally between Christian and Jewish Poles, perished during World War II. Most were civilians killed by the actions of Nazi Germany, the Sovie...
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Prisoner of war
A prisoner of war (POW, PoW, PW, P/W, WP, PsW, enemy prisoner of war (EPW) or "missing-captured") is a person, whether combatant or non-combatant, who is held in custody by a belligerent power during ...
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Occupation of Poland (1939-1945)
The occupation of Poland by Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union during the Second World War (1939–1945) began with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and formally concluded with the defeat of Naz...
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List of POW camps in USSR
The following is a list of prisoner-of-war camps in the Soviet Union during World War II. The Soviet Union had not signed the Geneva convention in 1929.On September 19, 1939, Lavrenty Beria (the Peop...
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Defense of the Polish Post Office in Danzig
The Defense of the Polish Post Office in Danzig (Gdańsk) was one of the first acts of World War II in Europe, as part of the Invasion of Poland.On September 1, 1939, Polish personnel defended the bui...
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Bloody Sunday (1939)
Bloody Sunday (German: Bromberger Blutsonntag; Polish: Krwawa niedziela) was a name given by the Nazi-propaganda officials to a sequence of events that took place in Bydgoszcz (German: Bro...
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Emil Müller (German officer)
Emil Müller was a Captain in the Imperial German Army who was convicted and sentenced at the Leipzig War Crimes Trials in 1921.Müller was born in Karlsruhe and worked as a barrister before joining the...
Assyrian Genocide
The Assyrian genocide (also known as Sayfo or Seyfo, Syriac: ܩܛܠܐ ܕܥܡܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ or ܣܝܦܐ) refers to the mass slaughter of the Assyrian population of the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, in ...
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Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide (Armenian: Հայոց Ցեղասպանություն Hayots Tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, traditionally by Armenians, as Medz Yeghern (Armen...
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Greek genocide
The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anato...
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Janowa Dolina
Location of Janowa Dolina massacre(map of Poland before the 1939 invasion)The Janowa Dolina massacre took place in April 1943 in the village of Janowa Dolina, (now Bazaltove). Janowa Dolina was a mode...
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Leipzig War Crimes Trials
The Leipzig War Crimes Trials were a series of trials held in 1921 to try alleged German war criminals of the First World War before the German Reichsgericht (Supreme Court) in Leipzig, as part of the...
Baralong incidents
The Baralong incidents were naval engagements of the First World War in August and September 1915, involving the Royal Navy Q-ship HMS Baralong, later renamed HMS Wyandra, and two German U-boats....
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Janowska concentration camp
Janowska concentration camp (Polish: Janowska, Russian: Янов or "Yanov") was a Nazi German labor, transit and extermination camp established September 1941 in occupied Poland on the outskirts...
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Belgium in World War I
The history of Belgium in World War I traces Belgium's role between the German invasion in 1914, through the continued military resistance and occupation of the territory by German forces, known as t...
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Rivne
Rivne (Ukrainian: Рівне, Russian: Ровно, Rovno; Polish: Równe) is a historic city in western Ukraine and the historical region of Volhynia. It is the administrative center of the Rivne Obl...
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