Europe's Forgotten War Crimes

As Czechoslovakia was liberated from the Nazis at the end of the second world war, the population of the country took its revenge - not on the Nazis themselves, but on 3 million of their fellow citizens.

In Europe's Forgotten Warcrime, Misha Glenny tells the story of this act of collective vengeance against the ethnic Germans of Czechoslovakia, and asks why European politicians of both left and right are still unwilling to acknowledge that an injustice was done.

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As Czechoslovakia was liberated from the Nazis at the end of the second world war, the population of the country took its revenge - not on the Nazis themselves, but on 3 million of their fellow citizens.

In Europe's Forgotten Warcrime, Misha Glenny tells the story of this act of collective vengeance against the ethnic Germans of Czechoslovakia, and asks why European politicians of both left and right are still unwilling to acknowledge that an injustice was done.

20040209

As Czechoslovakia was liberated from the Nazis at the end of the second world war, the population of the country took its revenge - not on the Nazis themselves, but on 3 million of their fellow citizens.

In Europe's Forgotten Warcrime, Misha Glenny tells the story of this act of collective vengeance against the ethnic Germans of Czechoslovakia, and asks why European politicians of both left and right are still unwilling to acknowledge that an injustice was done.