The Frankfurt trial of nearly two dozen men for crimes committed at the concentration camp was a crucial moment in the country's attempts to come to terms with the legacy of the Second World War.
A novel that had the impact of a bomb. World War II and the history of the century from the perspective of a small man — and a reckoning with Germany as it rebuilt itself during the 1950s.
A call that a memorial to Polish World War II victims of Nazi Germany be erected in Berlin has been renewed by former Bundestag President Rita Süssmuth. The initiative has the backing of some 100 prominent Germans.
German and Romanian officials have attended a memorial service for the 30,000 people, mostly Ukrainian Jews, murdered on October 22-23, 1941. The massacre has been a long overlooked page of WWII history — until now.
Greece owes Germany billions of euros. Or is it the other way around? More than seven decades after the end of WWII, Athens and Berlin are still at odds over costs incurred during the Nazi occupation of Greece.
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