Hürtgen forest and the end of World War II | DW Documentary

Thousands of soldiers were killed in the last battles of World War II. US troops who fought in the Hürtgen Forest nicknamed it the “Death Factory.” This documentary features original film from US archives that bring the battle back to life. It’s estimated that as many as 30 thousand US and German soldiers were killed… Continue reading Hürtgen forest and the end of World War II | DW Documentary

Hitler, Nazis And World War II: How Germany Deals With Its Dark Past | Meet the Germans

2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. Do Germans today still feel responsible for their country’s past? And is it ever okay to laugh about Hitler? For this week’s Meet the Germans, Rachel meets Timur Vermes, author of “Look Who’s Back,” and finds out more about Germany’s “memorial culture.” Rachel… Continue reading Hitler, Nazis And World War II: How Germany Deals With Its Dark Past | Meet the Germans