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Happy Birthday, Adolf Whaaat?

Boy named for Hitler, sister for Himmler, other sibling 'Aryan Nation'

(Newser) - He's blond, blue-eyed, just 3 years old and his name is Adolf Hitler Campbell. Staff at a ShopRite in his New Jersey hometown were so offended by his name that they refused to create a cake with "Happy Birthday Adolf Hitler" written on it, reports the New York Daily ... More »

Group Makes Last Hunt for Top Nazis

Death camp doctor who decapitated Jewish teen heads the list

(Newser) - A doctor at barbaric Mauthausen concentration camp heads the list of the 10 most-wanted Nazis sought by the Simon Wiesenthal Center, AP reports. Aribert Heim, 93, is believed to be living in South America, and has a $485,000 reward on his head. One witness recalled how the physician-butcher decapitated... More »

Photos Show Auschwitz, on the Weekend

Album reveals death camp guards relaxing after 'a hard day's work'

(Newser) - A photo album of co-workers decorating Christmas trees, playing with dogs, eating blueberries—fond memories, but for the swastikas on the merrymakers' uniforms. The US Holocaust Museum has posted online 116 photos showing how Auschwitz guards "unwound after 'a hard day's work,' " archivist Rebecca Erbelding tells the... More »

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