In the first half of the twentieth century, countries and nations were victims of an aggressive and brutal Germany. Since then, German leaders have sought to return to the circle of respected countries through diplomatic, societal, and government actions that offer apology as they remember and commemorate the tragedies inflicted.
German Commemorative Acts
World War I, World War II, and the Holocaust
World War I
World War II, Naziism, and the Holocaust
Remembering Germany’s Former Victims
50th Anniversary of Franco-German Reconciliation Treaty: Joint Session of the German Bundestag and French Assemblée Nationale; Franco-German Council of Ministers.