‘I bow my head and ask for forgiveness’: German President in Poland

‘I bow my head and ask for forgiveness’: German President in Poland

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Sunday asked Poland's forgiveness for history's bloodiest conflict during a ceremony in the Polish city of Wielun, where the first World War II bombs fell 80 years ago.

Activists call for Dutch apology for abuse of war-time ‘German girls’

Activists call for Dutch apology for abuse of war-time ‘German girls’

‘A night of hell’: 75 years since the Hamburg firestorm

‘A night of hell’: 75 years since the Hamburg firestorm

WWII bomb defused in Dresden after fire and mass evacuation

WWII bomb defused in Dresden after fire and mass evacuation

The party that tried to bring back Nazism – and had one stunning success

The party that tried to bring back Nazism – and had one stunning success

‘Fates we will never know’: search for WWII missing drawing to a sombre close

‘Fates we will never know’: search for WWII missing drawing to a sombre close

‘A short bang’: Berlin police give all-clear after WWII bomb defused near main station

‘A short bang’: Berlin police give all-clear after WWII bomb defused near main station

What you need to know about WWII bomb disposals in Germany

What you need to know about WWII bomb disposals in Germany

Berlin threatened with travel chaos after 500kg WWII bomb found at main station

Berlin threatened with travel chaos after 500kg WWII bomb found at main station

‘No longer able to clarify fates’: 1.3 million Germans still missing after WWII

‘No longer able to clarify fates’: 1.3 million Germans still missing after WWII

‘Preserving voices’: Berlin woman revives Red Army ghosts in Reichstag graffiti

‘Preserving voices’: Berlin woman revives Red Army ghosts in Reichstag graffiti

Key things to know about German war reparations and Poland

Key things to know about German war reparations and Poland

False alarm after man mistakes large courgette in garden for WWII bomb

False alarm after man mistakes large courgette in garden for WWII bomb

Arab doctor to finally receive Israeli honour in Berlin as Holocaust hero

Arab doctor to finally receive Israeli honour in Berlin as Holocaust hero

How the north German home of Nazis’ V2 rocket is embracing the hard right

How the north German home of Nazis’ V2 rocket is embracing the hard right

Poland calls for WWII reparations talks with Germany, mooting trillion dollar payment

Poland calls for WWII reparations talks with Germany, mooting trillion dollar payment

Passengers left stranded at unopened airport during bomb disposal in north Berlin

Passengers left stranded at unopened airport during bomb disposal in north Berlin

Polish parliament mulls demand for Germany to pay WWII reparations

Polish parliament mulls demand for Germany to pay WWII reparations

Large stash of WWII weapons explodes in pre-summer heat

Large stash of WWII weapons explodes in pre-summer heat

Eva Braun: The lover Germany never knew Hitler had

Eva Braun: The lover Germany never knew Hitler had

How Britain blew up Germany’s most remote island 70 years ago

How Britain blew up Germany’s most remote island 70 years ago

Hitler’s phone sells for more than $240,000

Hitler’s phone sells for more than $240,000

‘Your grandparents burned for Dresden’: new football banner outrage

‘Your grandparents burned for Dresden’: new football banner outrage

Fury as AfD politician urges Germany to ‘end culture of remembering Nazi crimes’

Fury as AfD politician urges Germany to ‘end culture of remembering Nazi crimes’

How a Nazi war criminal ‘spent his final days in a Syrian basement’

How a Nazi war criminal ‘spent his final days in a Syrian basement’

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ becomes German bestseller year after reprint

Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ becomes German bestseller year after reprint

What did your Berlin home look like after WWII?

What did your Berlin home look like after WWII?

Bomb find leads to evacuation in Berlin neighbourhood

Bomb find leads to evacuation in Berlin neighbourhood

Most of post-war justice ministry were Nazis: report

Most of post-war justice ministry were Nazis: report

Thousands evacuated after WWII bomb found in Cologne

Thousands evacuated after WWII bomb found in Cologne

UK files show how Spanish spy tricked Nazis over D-Day

UK files show how Spanish spy tricked Nazis over D-Day

Greek PM vows to make Germany pay war reparations

Greek PM vows to make Germany pay war reparations

Prosecutors take aim at unedited Hitler book

Prosecutors take aim at unedited Hitler book

Man fishes for lost key, pulls out hand grenade instead

Man fishes for lost key, pulls out hand grenade instead

School books CAN call D-Day ‘invasion’: Berlin court

School books CAN call D-Day ‘invasion’: Berlin court

German war graves are being desecrated on TV

German war graves are being desecrated on TV

How Germans joined in with Nazi-fied Christmas

How Germans joined in with Nazi-fied Christmas

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

Kids unearth forest cache of WW2 explosives

Kids unearth forest cache of WW2 explosives

70 years on: when the first Nazis were tried

70 years on: when the first Nazis were tried

Berlin still pays Spanish Nazi volunteers pensions

Berlin still pays Spanish Nazi volunteers pensions

Munich bomb ‘can’t be defused on scene’

Munich bomb ‘can’t be defused on scene’

70 years after WWII, mum and daughter reunite

70 years after WWII, mum and daughter reunite

US WWII pilot’s remains found after 70 years

US WWII pilot’s remains found after 70 years

Nazi tombstone stolen from Normandy cemetery

Nazi tombstone stolen from Normandy cemetery

Germany honours anti-Nazi resistance fighters

Germany honours anti-Nazi resistance fighters

Police confiscate WW2 tank hidden in cellar

Police confiscate WW2 tank hidden in cellar

Cologne’s giant bomb successfully defused

Cologne’s giant bomb successfully defused

VIDEO: What Germans think of the end of WW2

VIDEO: What Germans think of the end of WW2

Bundestag thanks Allies for 70 years of peace

Bundestag thanks Allies for 70 years of peace

Germany must treat its past with care

Germany must treat its past with care

Auschwitz trial on hold as defendant falls ill

Auschwitz trial on hold as defendant falls ill

Germans fathered by Allied soldiers speak out

Germans fathered by Allied soldiers speak out

Germany’s surrender order under the hammer

Germany’s surrender order under the hammer

Second World War still key to German identity

Second World War still key to German identity

Germany honours Warsaw Uprising fighters

Germany honours Warsaw Uprising fighters

Merkel joins Holocaust survivors to mark Dachau liberation

Merkel joins Holocaust survivors to mark Dachau liberation

Merkel broaches shared past on Japan visit

Merkel broaches shared past on Japan visit

Allies raped almost 1m Germans: academic

Allies raped almost 1m Germans: academic

Sudeten Germans give up ‘right to homeland’

Sudeten Germans give up ‘right to homeland’

Far-right blight on Dresden commemoration

Far-right blight on Dresden commemoration

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Theodor Heuss: modern Germany’s first president

PhDs confiscated by Nazis to be restored

PhDs confiscated by Nazis to be restored

3,000 WW2 bombs still under Berlin

3,000 WW2 bombs still under Berlin

A very Weltkrieg Christmas

A very Weltkrieg Christmas

Germany debates draft law on Nazi-looted art

Germany debates draft law on Nazi-looted art