Europe Military

EU Common Defence 

This is one to watch: Germany eyes EU defense union without Britain Germany and France want to forge closer defense cooperation in the European Union following the departure of Britain, which has “paralyzed” such initiatives in the past, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday. Presenting a report on German security policy, […]

History Military War

“All those buried here in Halbe were very young people, some didn’t even know how to spell Wehrmacht but were drafted all the same.”

Seven decades after the second World War ended in Berlin, Germany is still burying its dead. And here in the military graveyard in Halbe, an hour southeast of Berlin, hundreds of people have turned out to pay their respects to the latest soldiers to join the 27,000 already lying here.Most lost their lives here in […]