Delo: Shadows of the Past

Ljubljana, 16 March - The last set of damages Germany has to pay for causing the World War II was first dealt with as an economic issue. But the Deutsche Bank, DaimlerChrysler, Siemenes, Volkswagen, Dresdner Bank, Allianz and other major German companies would have never decided to reimburse forced labourers and give away millions of marks, if it was not for the influential Jewish community and politics in the United States, ensuring that the atrocities committed more than half a century ago are never forgotten, the Slovene daily Delo writes on Friday.

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