Eighty years after the beginning of World War II, a new generation of Germans is facing the reality of what their relatives did during the Nazi era. Some young people are the first members of their families to talk openly about the feeling of shame.
As a guest of San Francisco's Goethe Institute at the Bay Area Book Festival, DW's David Levitz, host of "100 German Must-Reads" videos, reflects on his identity as an American Jew and novels on Germany's Nazi history.
As a target of hate for Swedish neo-Nazis, Alexandra Pascalidou knows what it feels like to get death threats. She sat down with one of her former tormentors for a coffee and heard the other side. Here is her account.
Living in the US, illustrator Nora Krug struggled with the fact that she came from the country responsible for the Holocaust. Her powerful graphic novel shows her quest to reckon with that conflicting identity.
My generation grew up knowing about the Holocaust, says DW's Felix Schlagwein. But we need to talk more about it today — especially because it goes against the grain for many people.
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