The Centenary of the First World War: Is "little happening" to mark the conflict in Germany?

Posted on on 06 June 2013
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Date of publication: 07/04/2013

An article in Die Welt discusses the lack of attention that is being accorded to remembering the First World War in Germany.

The article explores the causes for the lack of attention paid to the Centenary in Germany, citing factors such as the Second World War's importance overshadowing that of the First World War. The article takes a comparative approach to plans taking place in countries such as Belgium.

Excerpt of article: "Everywhere in Europe preparations are being made to commemorate the First World War, 'the catastrophe of the Twentieth Century'. In Germany, however, little is happening".

To read the full article, visit the German language Die Welt website here

Posted By: Anna Bearfield, Centenary News

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