Germany and Its World War II Victims Historians Condemn Commemoration Day Proposal

A new parliamentary proposal to establish a commemoration day in honor of those Germans expelled from Eastern Europe following World War II has revived an ongoing debate about Germany's 20th century history. Dozens of accomplished academics have blasted the idea in an open letter.
Displaced Germans from Eastern Europe in Berlin in 1945.

Displaced Germans from Eastern Europe in Berlin in 1945.

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