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



Keywords:

First World War | German memory | lightning warfare | Weimar Republic

ISFWWS-Keywords:

Germany | Legacy | Intellectuals and the War | Literature | Culture | Politics | Belgium

Abstract:

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 12 December 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-3786_dlws1_nij9789004166592_i_449_112>
First published online: 2015



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