Jean-Paul Garcia experiences an emotional moment as he retrieves the possessions the Nazis seized from his father during World War II.
In April, the Arolsen Archives made more than 13 million documents on victims of the Nazi regime available online. DW's Emmanuelle Chaze went on a personal journey to find out more about her relatives in World War II.
To this day, German-Polish ties are haunted by the events of World War II. The invasion of Poland cast a long shadow, as demonstrated by current demands for reparations and plans to erect a memorial to Polish victims.
A number of world leaders, including German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and US Vice President Mike Pence, are in Poland to mark the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II.
Poland has commemorated the start of World War II in September 1939. For Germans, in particular, there is an increasing obligation to take a stand against the opponents of democracy, writes Jens Thurau.
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