Stories from Camp Frederick: German World War II POWs in Frederick, Maryland (Part 1)

By Amelia Cotter on Email

This is the first of a five part series that will be appearing on German Pulse over the next five weeks.  Many of the primary sources in this work come directly from the archives at The Frederick County Historical Society in Frederick, Marlyand. Introduction During World War II, the United States …

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3 World War II Bombs Successfully Defused in the Rhine River

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For several days the city of Koblenz has had to figure out what to do with 3 WWII bombs discovered in the Rhine River.  Due to a recent lack of rainfall, the Rhine River saw its water levels fall and as a result, the 3 undetonated bombs were discovered. Over …

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Volkstrauertag

By Darlene Fuchs on Email

The Volkstrauertag (People’s Day of Mourning), was founded in 1919 to commemorate those who died in WWI.  The day was intended to create a bond between those who did not suffer losses and the dependents of the fallen soldiers.  During the National Socialist regime a law was passed making this …

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Shaking Off the Shame of Being German?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Last Saturday, the Chicago Daily Herald ran a series of articles on “Women’s Perspective” on the Holocaust on the front page.  One viewpoint was from a “German’s” eyes and the other through a Jew’s.  I feel it is important to note that the German writer is a German American whose …

Sources: The Daily Herald

Photo: MrOmega

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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