A search for a lost masterpiece uncovered a woman’s harrowing account of escaping deportation, and possibly death, while spying on a Nazi at close range.
In “The Faithful Spy,” John Hendrix makes the life story of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a leader of the Dutch resistance against the Nazis, into both a thriller and a tale of valiant faith.
Nora Krug’s “Belonging” is about the author’s attempt to trace the stubborn silences in German life and her own family’s role during World War II.
The Spanish novelist Javier Cercas investigated the case of Enric Marco, the fabulist who claimed to have been in a concentration camp.
The German Lost Art Foundation tries to return art looted during World War II, but a family is challenging its ruling about works by Egon Schiele.
The Comédie-Française’s mesmerizing adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s film charts the fall of a family steel dynasty during Hitler’s rise to power.
“Bureaucracy, war and time” stymied the Frank family’s attempts to immigrate in the years leading up to World War II, a report says.
His obsession with the Nazi genocide brought forth “Shoah,” a film recognized as both an important historical record and an original work of art.
It was found among 1,500 works, some of them Nazi-looted, that Cornelius Gurlitt had hoarded inside his homes in Austria and Germany.