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Germany: President Gauck "bows down" to Red Army for defeating the Nazis01:36

Germany: President Gauck "bows down" to Red Army for defeating the Nazis

Germany, Lebus
May 8, 2015 at 10:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

German President Joachim Gauck said he "bows down" to the soldiers of the Red Army and "all people who fought against Hitler," as he paid tribute to fallen WWII soldiers at the war cemetery in Brandenburg Lebus, Friday.

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on May 8, Gauck said the fate of those who suffered under National Socialism serves as a reminder that peace and reconciliation are of utmost importance.

After his speech Gauck paid tribute at a memorial and then attended roundtable discussion with young people and volunteers.

Germany: President Gauck "bows down" to Red Army for defeating the Nazis01:36
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German President Joachim Gauck said he "bows down" to the soldiers of the Red Army and "all people who fought against Hitler," as he paid tribute to fallen WWII soldiers at the war cemetery in Brandenburg Lebus, Friday.

Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War on May 8, Gauck said the fate of those who suffered under National Socialism serves as a reminder that peace and reconciliation are of utmost importance.

After his speech Gauck paid tribute at a memorial and then attended roundtable discussion with young people and volunteers.

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