Two weeks after Claudia Losch of West Germany won a 1984 Olympic gold medal with a shot put of 67 ft.
It may be hard for Americans to fathom a world in which corporations, instead of merely lamenting the shortage of skilled labor, volunteer to train vast numbers of the non-college-bound.
“You will be visiting Berlin at a time of ferment,” Secretary of State George Shultz wrote to his boss, Ronald Reagan, on May 11, 1987.
It’s not quite World War III, but tension over Greece’s debt crisis has ignited a battle of words between Athens and Berlin, reopening old wounds and raising the specter of Nazism.
Among the top Nazis, Heinrich Himmler was the leading racial fanatic. As Reichsfuhrer and SS chief, he personally set up the Lebensborn program in 1935 to turn the German population into a superrace through selective breeding.
Not you, Herr Hitler, but God is my Fhrer. These defiant words of Pastor Martin Niemoller were echoed by millions of Germans.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s race to save automaker Opel and the jobs of its 25,000 employees in Germany is beginning to look like a high-speed pileup that could cost her at the polls. To get talks with Opel owners General Motors back on track, Merkel is reportedly ready to abandon her previous plan to force GM to sell a controlling stake in its European business to a consortium of Canadian-Austrian car-parts maker Magna International and Russia’s Sberbank
DNA testing to try to identify hundreds of bodies buried in a mass grave during World War I will start this week, the British and Australian ministries of defense announced Monday.
Fresh faced and pictured wearing a crisp military uniform, the photo of a young Jim Tuckwell looks like it was taken before he’d seen action. But in fact, at the age of just 22, he had already experienced the full horrors of war.