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Subject:  Re: OT: Reparations Date:  6/4/2001  9:43 PM
Author:  eurotrash01 Number:  40898 of 876037

If this goes through, why don't WE start squeezing money out of England for their two wars
against us, not to mention the Germans, and when the Indians get done with us there won't
be any money left at all. Good Lord, we actually sent money to Europe after the war, isn't it
time the French paid up?

And then there is the case of my grandfather.

He got skewered from both sides. A German citizen who came to the States in the 20s (after the family's savings were ravaged by Weimar inflation - cut to the picture of the little girl playing in stacks of old paper German marks)... he was interned by the Americans during WWII (he was an unemployed artist and architect...must have seemed very threatening.)

And then the family's remaining land in Eastern Germany was absconded by the Russians.

Should I get reparations?

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