Nazism

Vichy france: Old guard and new order, 1940-1944

Robert O. Paxton's classic study of the aftermath of France's sudden collapse under Nazi invasion utilizes captured German archives and other contemporary materials to construct a strong and disturbing account of the Vichy period in France.

To see the Holocaust in a grain of sand

The Holocaust

Thoughts on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust

The Holocaust

Some reflections on the capitalist roots of the Holocaust.

Nolden, Julius (1895-1973)

A short biography of German anarchist Julius Nolden

Rosinke, Anton (1881-1937)

Anton Rosinke

A short biography of the German anarchist Anton Rosinke, murdered by the Nazis in 1937

Hahn, Hermann (1907-1941)

Hermann Hahn

A short biography of the German anarchist building worker Hermann Hahn

Eternal War on the Hitler Youth - The Edelweiss Pirates 1938 - 1945

A group of Edelweiss Pirates

An account of the resistance to the Nazi regime by dissident youths who formed gangs to combat the Nazi party and its youth organisations.

Remembering the Black Triangles

Some information on often overshadowed victims of Nazi aggression, and what their suffering tells us about the nature of totalitarianism.

Auschwitz or the great alibi: What we deny and what we affirm

Martin Axelrad's reply to criticisms of his essay "Auschwitz or the Great Alibi". Extract from Prolétaire No. 437, July-August-Sept. 1996.

The brown plague - Daniel Guérin

Daniel Guérin (1904–1988) was the author of over forty books on a range of subjects including anarchism, decolonization, European and American workers’ movements, and the French Revolution. A pioneering gay activist, he was involved in both the postwar homophile movement and the struggles for liberation that followed in France after the upheavals of May 1968. Robert Schwartzwald is Associate Professor of French at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.