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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Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp
14°30′04″E / 48.25694°N 14.50111°E / 48.25694; 14.50111Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp was a large group of German concentration camps that was built around the villages o...
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Zgoda labour camp
The Zgoda labour camp ([ˈzɡɔda]) was a concentration camp for Silesians, Germans, and Poles, set up in February 1945 by the Soviet NKVD in Świętochłowice, Silesia. It was controlled by the communist s...
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Mass graves in the Soviet Union
Mass graves in the Soviet Union were used for the burial of mass numbers of citizens and foreigners executed by the government. The government of the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin murdered many of ...
Weapons of World War I
World War I weapons consisted of various types of weapons standardised and improved over the preceding period together with some newly developed types using innovative technology and a number of impro...
Intelligenzaktion
Intelligenzaktion was a highly secretive genocidal action of Nazi Germany against Polish elites (primarily intelligentsia; teachers, doctors, priests, community leaders etc.) in the early stages of W...
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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...
Massacre of Ostrowki
Massacre of Ostrówki refers to the mass murder of the Polish inhabitants of the Volhynian village of Ostrówki, located during the interbellum in the gmina Hushcha, Liuboml (Polish: Huszcza, Luboml), V...
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Administrative division of Polish territories during World War II
Administrative division of Polish territories during World War II can be divided into several phases, when territories of the Second Polish Republic were administered first by Nazi Germany (in the wes...
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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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Battle of Westerplatte
The Battle of Westerplatte was the first battle in the Invasion of Poland and marked the start of the Second World War in Europe. Beginning on September 1, 1939, German naval forces and soldiers assau...
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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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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...
Russian occupation of Eastern Galicia, 1914–15
Russian occupation of Eastern Galicia, 1914–1915. On August 18, 1914, the Imperial Russian Army invaded the Austrian Crownland of Galicia. On August 19, Russian troops defeated the Austro-Hungarian Ar...
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Nazi concentration camps
Nazi Germany maintained concentration camps (German: Konzentrationslager, or KZ) throughout the territories it controlled. The first Nazi concentration camps were erected in Germany in March 1933 ...
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