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Neil Gregor

Portrait of Walther Rathenau at Rathenauplatz station, Nuremberg (c) Patrik M. Loeff

No historians are seriously suggesting that the Third Reich and the Trump administration are similar phenomena, but that does not mean comparative study of the two cannot shed light on two contrasting periods.

Today a Documentation Centre stands on the site of the former Nazi party rally grounds in Nuremberg. Neil Gregor reflects on the city council’s response to the neo-Nazi revival of the 1960s.

Neil Gregor looks at Germany and the legacies of war.