Foreign Workers in the Reich

They kept the wheels of war turning By Chris William Soon after Adolf Hitler’s armed forces marched into Poland to begin the war in Europe, the need for a dramatic buildup in the number of soldiers became obvious for their … More »


It’s been only two weeks since I quoted Reverend Martin Niemöller’s poem, “First they Came … ,” in response to the recent removal of Confederate monuments in Charlottesville, Virginia. Since that time, there have been additional military monuments removed; a … More »

Third Reich collection seized in Argentina

Argentinian police reported discovering some 75 Nazi artifacts in a home outside Buenos Aires, lending credibility to the theory that that high-ranking Nazis settled in Argentina after WWII. On June 8, Argentine police, in conjunction with international police force Interpol, … More »

New Law to Recover Nazi-Looted Art

President Barack Obama recently signed legislation that will assist heirs who trying to recover artwork lost to Nazi looting during World War II. The legislation extends the statutes of limitations for the recovery. In recent years, courts have sided with … More »

Militaria Spotlight: Third Reich Border Security cards

by Bruce Kipp Grenzaufsichtsdienst Identification Card The Third Reich’s Customs Service (Zoll) had two major departments: The Customs Border Protection Service (Zollgrenzschutz) and Customs Service (Zolldienst). Both were part of the Reich Finance Administration (Reichsfinanzverwaltung) under the Reich Ministry of … More »

German Eastern National Railway ID cards

By Bruce Kipp Personal Identification Card Following Nazi Germany’s conquest in September 1939, Poland’s western-most provinces were annexed to the Reich. The central and southern regions were organized as a German territory called the Generalgouvernement. Generally, low-level administration was by … More »