Poland: Beginning of a Dialogue?

If any solution to the ugly geographical scars that divide East and West Europe is ever to be achieved, a way must first be found to soften the bitter hatreds that today—two decades after World War II—still poison the atmosphere among its peoples. Poles still recall with white-hot hate the six million dead left in the wake of Hitler's occupation. For their part, millions of West Germans bitterly demand back the "lost territories" east of the Oder and Neisse rivers taken away from Germany by the Communists after World War II. Voices of reconciliation have been few, but of...

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