In the years before the Nazi takeover, Berlin was a pulsing metropolis. Hit series Babylon Berlin immerses us in a recognizable era of transformation — and despair.
Marcel Bois is a historian from Hamburg, Germany and author of a recent study on communist opposition in the Weimar Republic, Kommunisten gegen Hitler und Stalin.
Executed by the Nazis on this day in 1944, the life of German Communist Ernst Thälmann was as contradictory and tragic as the movement he led.
The anniversary of the Nuremberg Trials is cause to reflect on the forces that failed to halt Nazism's rise.