The First World War and German Memory
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Kramer, Alan - The First World War and German Memory


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This chapter outlines the German memory of the First World War. It discusses collective memory, political culture and historical scholarship in the period 1918 to 1939, the Second World War, and since 1945. The memory of the war was increasingly a battleground in the final years of the …

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Kramer, Alan, “The First World War and German Memory”, in: Brill’s Digital Library of World War I. Consulted online on 17 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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