Historian stripped of award for inventing family's Holocaust past.

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  1. von Poop

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    Marie-Sophie Hingst: historian stripped of award for inventing family’s Holocaust past

    If this is confirmed (as seems likely with Yad Vashem announcing it will remove the submitted names), it might rank as one of the silliest acts of historical distortion I've seen.
    Claiming your work is “literature, not journalism or history” & it involves “a great degree of artistic freedom” hardly squares with travelling to Israel to submit paperwork...
    One to watch, and doubtless the denialist idiots will have fun with it, for years.
     
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