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View Poll Results: Should Germany be proud of what they accomplished in WWII
Yes 2 13.33%
No 9 60.00%
Some of it 1 6.67%
42 nazi symapthizers 3 20.00%
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Old 09-15-2017, 01:21 PM
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Default Should Germany be proud of it's WWII achievements?

Some Germans are starting to think so.
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Germany should be proud of its WW2 soldiers, far-right candidate says

Germans should be proud of what their soldiers achieved during World War One and Two, the top candidate of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) said ahead of the Sept. 24 election at which his party his expected to enter parliament.
Is there a way to be proud of German soldiers without being proud of Nazi's?
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I don't understand the question.
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Is there a way to be proud of German soldiers without being proud of Nazi's?
Most German soldiers were not NAZI's. High ranking officers ended up becoming members of the political party in order to retain power/position (or members of the party were subsequently appointed to positions of power).
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Most German soldiers were not NAZI's. High ranking officers ended up becoming members of the political party in order to retain power/position (or members of the party were subsequently appointed to positions of power).
Didn't know that. Were most german soldiers not part of the nazi party? Would you wear the ensigna if you weren't in a soldier in the party?
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Didn't know that. Were most german soldiers not part of the nazi party? Would you wear the ensigna if you weren't in a soldier in the party?
Were most of the Vietnam war draftees pro-Nixon Republicans? German soldiers were German; doesn't mean they were pro-Nazi.
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Soldiers wear the uniform they're told to wear.

And the "NAZI" swastika was not a part of the dress uniform:


What you're likely thinking of is the arm band that some of the officers did wear:



But they were more properly identified with the SS (the brown shirts) or the Gestapo (uniform shown above) rather than the rank-and-file German soldier.

Only members of the NAZI party were allowed to be part of the SS or Gestapo.
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Until they can wear shirts like this, no.

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