Géraldine Schwarz: ‘My grandmother was fascinated by Hitler’

By |november 30th, 2018|AfD, Alternative for Germany, Antonio Tajani, Austria, Croatia, European Book Prize, European Parliament, fascism, Freedom Party of Austria, Germany, history, memory, Netherlands, News, Pétain, Second World War|

Understanding the history of average people during the Second World War fills in the gaps in collective memory, which are often exploited by the far right in Europe. This is the argument made by Les Amnésiques (“The Amnesiacs”), which was awarded the 2018 European Book Prize and reads like a novel. EURACTIV France reports.