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Mar 30

German TV confronts wartime guilt

Television drama reflects on Germany's Nazi past.


Screenshot from "Our mothers, our fathers" trailer.

A first of its kind TV programme examining the role the average citizen played in Nazi Germany is stirring controversy. Airing in March, the three-part miniseries entitled "Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter", or "Our Mothers, Our Fathers" reached more than seven million viewers.

While many lauded it as a cinematic success, others were bothered by what they viewed as detrimental historical inaccuracies. Below is a fan-made trailer of the show.

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