Denmark’s German refugees remember forgotten WW2 chapter

Denmark’s German refugees remember forgotten WW2 chapter

Barbed wire and tunnelling beneath it to go and pick flowers outside his refugee camp in Denmark are what Jorg Baden remembers most clearly 75 years on from World War II.

German WW2 pension payments going to former Waffen-SS members in Sweden

German WW2 pension payments going to former Waffen-SS members in Sweden

Polish president demands war reparations from Germany

Polish president demands war reparations from Germany

WWII bomb defused in Ludwigshafen after 18,500 evacuated

WWII bomb defused in Ludwigshafen after 18,500 evacuated

10,000 residents evacuated from central Potsdam after WWII bomb discovery

10,000 residents evacuated from central Potsdam after WWII bomb discovery

German WW2 submarine wreckage found in seas off Denmark

German WW2 submarine wreckage found in seas off Denmark

The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art

The tricky process of returning Nazi-looted art

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Poland tasks lawmakers with estimating German war reparations

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

Hitler’s words to return to German bookshops

Munich bomb ‘can’t be defused on scene’

Munich bomb ‘can’t be defused on scene’

Lifelong search finds justice for US WW2 pilot

Lifelong search finds justice for US WW2 pilot

Cologne’s giant bomb successfully defused

Cologne’s giant bomb successfully defused

Painting from Nazi hoard returned to owner

Painting from Nazi hoard returned to owner

VIDEO: What Germans think of the end of WW2

VIDEO: What Germans think of the end of WW2

Putin’s biker cavalcade reaches Berlin

Putin’s biker cavalcade reaches Berlin

Germany’s surrender order under the hammer

Germany’s surrender order under the hammer

Soviet soldiers burst through ‘Gates to Berlin’

Soviet soldiers burst through ‘Gates to Berlin’

Teacher faces police questions over Nazi song

Teacher faces police questions over Nazi song

Merkel broaches shared past on Japan visit

Merkel broaches shared past on Japan visit

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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

Author and Holocaust survivor dies aged 91

Author and Holocaust survivor dies aged 91

Eyewitness Auschwitz testimony goes online

Eyewitness Auschwitz testimony goes online

Ex-President calls for German-Polish state

Ex-President calls for German-Polish state

German police raid Nazi ‘Werewolf’ lairs

German police raid Nazi ‘Werewolf’ lairs

WWII bomber raised from watery English grave

WWII bomber raised from watery English grave

Opera house kills Nazi themed Wagner show

Opera house kills Nazi themed Wagner show

Search for Nazi death camp guards widens

Search for Nazi death camp guards widens

‘I never dreamed I’d see Berlin after bombing it’

‘I never dreamed I’d see Berlin after bombing it’

WWII bomb disrupts Berlin main train station

WWII bomb disrupts Berlin main train station

‘We wanted to end the dreadful crimes’

‘We wanted to end the dreadful crimes’

Austria marks 75 years since Nazi ‘annexation’

Austria marks 75 years since Nazi ‘annexation’

Neo-Nazis to march as Dresden marks bombing

Neo-Nazis to march as Dresden marks bombing

Hitler’s rise to power remembered 80 years on

Hitler’s rise to power remembered 80 years on

Russian day care on graveyard sparks outrage

Russian day care on graveyard sparks outrage

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction

Rare vintage posters up for sale in US auction

WWII Christmas cards delivered 71 years late

WWII Christmas cards delivered 71 years late

Interactive map shows Nazi Blitz on London

Interactive map shows Nazi Blitz on London

Surprise for historians raising WWII plane

Surprise for historians raising WWII plane

Stuka WWII dive bomber to be hauled from seabed

Stuka WWII dive bomber to be hauled from seabed

Bomb experts find Nazi V2 rocket in British mud

Bomb experts find Nazi V2 rocket in British mud

Holocaust denial ‘pub talk’ legal – sometimes

Holocaust denial ‘pub talk’ legal – sometimes

Thousands block neo-Nazis in Dresden

Thousands block neo-Nazis in Dresden

Lost ancient artefacts found after 50 years

Lost ancient artefacts found after 50 years

Poland aims to boost tourism at Hitler’s lair

Poland aims to boost tourism at Hitler’s lair

World War II munitions litter Baltic and North Sea

World War II munitions litter Baltic and North Sea

Elderly raided for WWII massacre in France

Elderly raided for WWII massacre in France

Jewish community state funding doubled

Jewish community state funding doubled

Bomb evacuation largest since World War II

Bomb evacuation largest since World War II

British WWII bomb forces evacuation of Koblenz

British WWII bomb forces evacuation of Koblenz

Berlin won’t collect tax from WWII victims

Berlin won’t collect tax from WWII victims

Investigators chase hundreds of Nazis anew

Investigators chase hundreds of Nazis anew

Hugo Boss comes clean on Nazi past

Hugo Boss comes clean on Nazi past

Friedrich rejects compensation for German forced laborers after WWII

Friedrich rejects compensation for German forced laborers after WWII

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin

Da Vinci portrait looted by Nazi returns to Berlin

Last gay survivor of Nazi death camps dies aged 98

Last gay survivor of Nazi death camps dies aged 98

Nazi Heß exhumed, ashes to be scattered at sea

Nazi Heß exhumed, ashes to be scattered at sea

Prosecutors drop demand for Demjanjuk to return to jail

Prosecutors drop demand for Demjanjuk to return to jail

Hitler’s birthplace revokes dictator’s citizenship

Hitler’s birthplace revokes dictator’s citizenship

Nine ageing Germans sentenced over Nazi massacres in Italy

Nine ageing Germans sentenced over Nazi massacres in Italy

Otto von Habsburg, heir to Austria’s last emperor, dies at 98

Otto von Habsburg, heir to Austria’s last emperor, dies at 98

Nazi photo album sparks search for mysterious photographer

Nazi photo album sparks search for mysterious photographer

Typist of Schindler’s list dies

Typist of Schindler’s list dies

Hitler knew about WWII flight to UK by Heß

Hitler knew about WWII flight to UK by Heß

WWII bomb discovery causes massive evacuation in Berlin

WWII bomb discovery causes massive evacuation in Berlin

Group to return items from Nazi camp victims

Group to return items from Nazi camp victims

Swedish queen probes her father’s Nazi past

Swedish queen probes her father’s Nazi past

Wernher von Braun’s contribution to Nazi V-2 rocket questioned

Wernher von Braun’s contribution to Nazi V-2 rocket questioned

Demjanjuk ‘Nazi guard’ trial verdict this week

Demjanjuk ‘Nazi guard’ trial verdict this week

Police hunt Einstein family murder witness

Police hunt Einstein family murder witness

New exhibition explores legacy of Nuremberg trials

New exhibition explores legacy of Nuremberg trials

WWII weapons found under playground

WWII weapons found under playground

New Topography of Terror museum to open

New Topography of Terror museum to open

Former SS hit man given life sentence

Former SS hit man given life sentence

Soviet soldier in famous Reichstag photo dies

Soviet soldier in famous Reichstag photo dies

Those convicted of treason to Nazi state set to be cleared

Those convicted of treason to Nazi state set to be cleared

Copy of original ‘Schindler’s list’ found in Australian library

Copy of original ‘Schindler’s list’ found in Australian library

Doctors set to examine Nazi-era crimes

Doctors set to examine Nazi-era crimes