The strange corner of German history you never knew existed.
According to local lore, the Nazis loaded a train with gold during World War II.
Hamburg's harbor is mighty, historic, and welcoming. A harbor boat tour gives an intimate look at the massive container industry
In Leipzig, a city that helped lead East Germany to freedom at the end of the Cold War in 1989, the excellent Contemporary History Museum gives a fascinating insight into the 40-plus years people spent under communism.
As the past has shown us, it is easy to pretend that nothing has happened if we do not deal with these issues and once again allow for people of different origins to be hunted through the streets of German cities.
The reasons for the Frankfurt-based central bank's reluctance can be traced back to Germany's troubled past, which includes
The horrors of Nazism have led to a total amputation of many German historical traditions associated with National Socialism
Usually, William Kristol deploys his New York Times column to try and provide John McCain with some extra intellectual firepower. But today he leaps into the breach to assist Obama. Or so he would have it.