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Commemorations Muted as Germany Reflects on World War Lessons


Commemorations Muted as Germany Reflects on World War Lessons
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In villages, towns and cities across Europe, remembrance ceremonies will be held Sunday to mark the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month -- one hundred years since the armistice brought an end to the fighting in World War I. But in Germany, there will be no grand commemorations of the events of 1918. As Henry Ridgwell reports, many Germans focus instead on the lessons learned from the world wars, as their country has emerged as a key power at the heart of Europe.

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