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News Germany History: Germany: Humboldt University students speak on the falsification of history and lessons from Auschwitz

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
Germany: Humboldt University students speak on the falsification of history and lessons from Auschwitz
News source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/31/stud-j31.html

As part of their election campaign for Student Parliament at Humboldt University, members and supporters of the IYSSE spoke with students about the attempts of right-wing ideologists to falsify the history of the Nazi dictatorship.

News Germany History: On this date in Maine history: Feb. 2

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
On this date in Maine history: Feb. 2
News source: https://www.pressherald.com/2020/02/02/on-this-date-in-maine-history-feb-2/

Feb. 2, 1915: Werner Horn, a German army lieutenant carrying out a sabotage mission on behalf of German officials in New York, plants a bomb on the Canadian side of an international railway bridge ...

News Germany History: History Lesson: How Italian Tanks Defeated the German Navy in a Tense Showdown

Published on: Sunday 02 February 2020
History Lesson: How Italian Tanks Defeated the German Navy in a Tense Showdown
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/history-lesson-italian-tanks-defeated-143300496.html

The stand at Piombino revealed there were plenty of Italians ready to fight back against Fascism in the wake of the armistice. Sadly, the Allies did not have adequate ready forces in September 1943 to fully exploit the strategic opportunities brought about by the armistice, whereas the Germans had prepared

News Germany History: Germany's Angela Merkel Voices Feeling of 'Deep Shame' During Auschwitz Visit

Published on: Friday 06 December 2019
Germany's Angela Merkel Voices Feeling of 'Deep Shame' During Auschwitz Visit
News source: https://time.com/5745830/angela-merkel-deep-shame-auschwitz-visit/

“Nothing can bring back the people who were murdered here. Nothing can reverse the unprecedented crimes committed here. These crimes are and will remain part of German history and this history must be ...

News Germany History: ‘The German House’ an underwhelming tale of overcoming history

Published on: Thursday 05 December 2019
‘The German House’ an underwhelming tale of overcoming history
News source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2019/12/05/arts/german-house-an-underwhelming-tale-overcoming-history/

Annette Hess’s “The German House,” a novel about a young woman working as an interpreter during the 1963-65 Frankfurt Auschwitz trials, offers an intriguing 21st-century perspective on the proceedings.

News Germany History: The Troubling History of How America's 'Public Charge' Immigration Rule Blocked Jews Fleeing Nazi Germany

Published on: Tuesday 29 October 2019
The Troubling History of How America's 'Public Charge' Immigration Rule Blocked Jews Fleeing Nazi Germany
News source: https://time.com/5712367/wwii-german-immigration-public-charge/

Hitler would come to power less than three years later. Raymond Geist, the U.S. consul in Berlin charged with applying immigration policy in Germany during much of the 1930s, saw firsthand the ...

News Germany History: German City Declares “Nazi Emergency”

Published on: Saturday 02 November 2019
German City Declares “Nazi Emergency”
News source: https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2019/11/german-city-dresden-declares-nazi-emergency.html

The city has a history of neo-Nazi activism and of late has proven to be a haven for the far ... The state of Saxony, of which Dresden is the capital, is also a stronghold of the far-right Alternative ...

News Germany History: 'Spaghetti at the wall': Russia rewriting World War II history to justify modern aggression

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
'Spaghetti at the wall': Russia rewriting World War II history to justify modern aggression
News source: https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/policy/defense-national-security/spaghetti-at-the-wall-russia-rewriting-world-war-ii-history-to-justify-modern-aggression

Several Twitter accounts belonging to the Russian Foreign Ministry have been pushing false narratives about the Soviet Union's involvement in World War II in what experts believe is an attempt to justify the Kremlin's recent actions.

News Germany History: Bans are more effective on the environment than a carbon tax, says German Green Party leader

Published on: Saturday 28 September 2019
Bans are more effective on the environment than a carbon tax, says German Green Party leader
News source: https://www.dw.com/en/bans-are-more-effective-on-the-environment-than-a-carbon-tax-says-german-green-party-leader/a-50628568

Green Party leader Annalena Baerbock spoke out in favor of prohibition of polluting practices over a carbon tax as better for the environment and more socially just. To make her case, she points to history.

News Germany History: Editorial: History of anti-German hysteria a century ago provides enduring lessons

Published on: Friday 27 September 2019
Editorial: History of anti-German hysteria a century ago provides enduring lessons
News source: https://www.omaha.com/opinion/editorial-history-of-anti-german-hysteria-a-century-ago-provides/article_d8db93a9-ef91-5a62-8bcb-fa9c13559758.html

The beginning of fall means the welcome arrival of Oktoberfest activities in the Midlands. The annual gatherings, in the spirit of a German beer garden, are an occasion for fellowship and celebration.

News Germany History: The biggest Arctic expedition in history is launching for the North Pole

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
The biggest Arctic expedition in history is launching for the North Pole
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/09/20/biggest-arctic-expedition-history-launches-today/

The effort begins Friday, when the German icebreaker RV Polarstern sets sail from the ... is the largest Arctic research project in history and one of humanity’s greatest efforts to understand how ...

News Germany History: Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.

Published on: Thursday 19 September 2019
Syrian Children Saved a German Village. And a Village Saved Itself.
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/19/world/europe/germany-golzow-syria-refugees.html

“East Germany? Are you crazy?” her Syrian friends told her over ... anything that constituted life in the communist East. “Forty years of our history were reduced to Stasi crimes,” Karina Kafidoff, a ...

News Germany History: What Would It Mean for Russia If World War II and Nazi Germany Never Happened?

Published on: Saturday 14 September 2019
What Would It Mean for Russia If World War II and Nazi Germany Never Happened?
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/what-would-it-mean-russia-if-world-war-ii-and-nazi-germany-never-happened-80696

it is time to recall one of history’s greatest ironies. Adolf Hitler was obsessed with turning Russia into a vast German colony and the Russian people into slaves. Instead, half of Germany was ...

News Germany History: German Cinema Is Varied, But Is It Too Risk Averse?

Published on: Sunday 15 September 2019
German Cinema Is Varied, But Is It Too Risk Averse?
News source: https://variety.com/2019/film/global/german-cinema-toronto-1203336294/

The role that cinema plays in France is taken by theater or concerts in Germany. We learn about music and drama [for the stage] at school, but not film history.” Some German filmmakers complain ...

News Germany History: Your History Book Needs Help: The Battle of Kursk Did Not End Nazi Germany

Published on: Sunday 08 September 2019
Your History Book Needs Help: The Battle of Kursk Did Not End Nazi Germany
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/your-history-book-needs-help-battle-kursk-did-not-end-nazi-germany-78806

Germany had a choice: wait to be hammered by another offensive from the Russian steamroller, or take the initiative by launching its own offensive. The title of Martin Caidin's 1974 history of the ...

News Germany History: German president silent on the Holocaust at WWII memorial

Published on: Tuesday 03 September 2019
German president silent on the Holocaust at WWII memorial
News source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/09/04/pers-s04.html

A professional, who ought to know the history of the occupation of Poland, only apologizes to one victim and forgets the others. I’m speechless.” The Tageszeitung, which was the only German newspaper ...

News Germany History: Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on

Published on: Wednesday 04 September 2019
Afghanistan airstrike haunts Germany, 10 years on
News source: http://www.startribune.com/afghanistan-airstrike-haunts-germany-10-years-on/559334622/

Lawyers for survivors of a NATO airstrike in Afghanistan said Wednesday they are still seeking adequate compensation for their clients a decade later and the criminal prosecution of the German officer who ordered the bombing.

News Germany History: Soccer! USWNT is the greatest program in soccer history, men’s or women’s

Published on: Tuesday 09 July 2019
Soccer! USWNT is the greatest program in soccer history, men’s or women’s
News source: https://www.latimes.com/sports/soccer/la-sp-soccer-newsletter-womens-world-cup-20190709-story.html

I’ll go that one better and argue the entire U.S. women’s program, dating to its first game in 1985 — a 1-0 loss to Italy — is the greatest in all of soccer history ... Only one other country, Germany ...