Contemporary history

The last Tsar: the Tragic End of the Romanov Family

If George V King of the United Kingdom had let in his cousin the Tsar Nicholas II and his family, probably the destiny of the Romanov would have been way different. However…

Criminal Anthropology in Victorian era studied through Mugshots

From the Victorian obsession for photography neither corpses nor criminals were able to escape. Small criminals, hardened bandits but also elderly women or children found red handed stealing a piece of bread,…

29th April 1945 Dachau: the Hour of the Avenger

Between the end of 1944 and the first months of the 1945, when war was evidently lost for Germany, the Nazis did not surrender to the idea that all prisoners inside the…

Josef Mengele: the Journey from Doctor to Angel of Death

The holocaust is most likely the worst crime against humanity of modern history; Auschwitz the worst place where the crime got consumed; Birkenau the horror within the horror of Auschwitz; Josef Mengele…

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