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What May 8 Means for Germany

... which took over 27 million Soviet lives. So, what exactly does May 8 mean to today’s Germans whose grandfathers fought in what we here in Russia consider enemy trenches? Despite the 70-year gap between now and 1945, the perception of May 8 in Germany is somewhat shaded, for numerous historical reasons. On the one hand, for over 40 years of the existence of the two German states, as their two different systems were engaged in fierce information warfare, the perception of this victory over National ...


May 8 in France: Day of Freedom and Peace

This is the official name of the holiday in France that celebrates victory in World War II. On May 8, 1945, Nazi Germany signed the act of surrender in the headquarters of Anglo-American Commander-in-Chief General Dwight Eisenhower in Reims. This date is celebrated in France as the day when World War II ended in Europe. It should be noted that due to a demand by ...


German Revanchism: Bridging the World Wars

The Treaty of Versailles set the stage for World War II Interview On June 28, 1914, the world was shattered by a shot that took the life of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... ... the two world wars of the 20th century? In reality, there are three factors to speak of. First are the excessive ambitions of Germany that from the very start had been propped up by military, economic and political successes. The second is the outcome ...


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