The Fall of the Soviet Jews

Forty years ago, on May 9, 1945, the defeat of Nazi Germany was celebrated throughout the Soviet Union. On that day, the 2.5 million Jews of the Soviet Union were not without hope for a better future. More than a million Jews had been murdered by the notorious Nazi Einsatzgruppen …

The Big Two

If the “special relationship” between Britain and the United States has meaning, then it is nowhere more real than in the wartime relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. Yet serious problems exist in the recounting of it. Roosevelt died during the last months of the European war, before he …

The Darkest Deception

American and British knowledge of the Holocaust seems increasingly determined by the material that is available in English. To a greater extent than is often realized, the historians, novelists, and television writers of the English-speaking world depend upon the language of their printed sources. Even for many serious historians, not …