"Downfall," the classic German film about the collapse of the Nazi regime, has much to teach us about the dangers of living in unreal worlds.
This film, made in the 1970s about the 1930s, is arguably more relevant to conditions in 2015 than it ever was.
We've all heard of Donald Trump, but do we know who he is? I try to delve into his and his family's history.
The myth that Hitler was some sort of leftist is bizarre, but some people do believe it. The facts say otherwise.
The grandson of a man who left this area in 1885 has been much in the news lately.
The first deaths of World War II in Europe occurred here on August 31, 1939.
Wagner's greatest opera leaves the modern listener with a lot to think about.
In Part 2 of my live blog of the novel, I delve into the mystery of the German national character. And their wine.
The decline and fall of the most fearsome terrorist group in the Western world.
In the 1970s, the Red Army Faction showered West Germany with bullets, bombs and arcane Marxist theory.