The Second World War left thousands of children orphaned in former German territories such as East Prussia. They were seen as the enemy, and grew up denying their identity.
Forced to flee then-East Prussia to Lithuania at the end of World War Two, these orphaned German children survived hunger, cold and the loss of identity. Their fate has remained long overlooked by the German government.
Former Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski told DW why he sees Russia as a threat to European stability – and why he supports a possible US military presence in Poland.
Diplomat Chiune Sugihara gave visas to thousands of Jewish refugees after Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union invaded Poland in 1939. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said he was "really very proud of him."
Poland wants to redesign its passport, and the country's citizens have some say in choosing the images it contains. But two of the options do not belong to Poland anymore, sparking a diplomatic row with its neighbors.
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