Journalist and author Andrew Nagorski will reveal the fascinating true story of “The Nazi Hunters” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at a Book Talk Cafe program at the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

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To Donald Trump’s legions of critics, his decision to take a phone call from President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan only confirmed what they already believed: The president-elect is in way over his head... read more

In the fall of 1968, when I was a newly arrived exchange student in Poland, I went to a screening of Andrzej Wajda’s “Ashes and Diamonds” in my dormitory at the university in Krakow. This was... read more

More mass graves are discovered in Iraqi and Syrian territory formerly held by the mass murderers known as Islamic State, and the news no longer shocks anyone. Nor does the fact that most... read more

We all have moments in our lives when we think: “Isn’t that like the time when...” Those moments are particularly intriguing when a new historical analogy comes to mind, something that has not... read more

In the summer of 1942, Jan Karski, a 28-year-old courier for the Polish underground, was instructed to undertake an extremely dangerous mission: a trip across Nazi-occupied Europe to London, where... read more

Nearly 70 years ago, U.S. Army Master Sergeant John C. Woods carried out his most famous assignment. On October 16, 1946, the beefy 35-year-old Kansan, the only American hangman in the European... read more

Contrast these two statements:

The first, written by British diplomat, author and politician Harold Nicolson, appeared at the end of his book Why Britain Is At War, hastily... read more

One of the great myths of the postwar era was that Israeli agents were constantly scouring hideouts all over the world, relentlessly tracking down Nazi war criminals. Nothing could be further from... read more

On May 30, a special court in Dakar, Senegal, sentenced Hissene Habre, the former president of Chad, to life imprisonment after finding him guilty of crimes against humanity, torture and sex... read more