Polish Government Considers Demanding World War II Reparations from Germany

One prominent politician vowed that the "Polish government is preparing itself for a historical counteroffensive."

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Polish authorities are looking into demanding reparations from Germany for the massive losses inflicted on Poland during World War II, an official said Wednesday. The Polish parliament’s research office is preparing an analysis of whether Poland can legally make the claim and will have it ready by Aug. 11, said Arkadiusz Mularczyk, a lawmaker with the ruling Law and Justice party who requested the report. The step comes after Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland’s most powerful politician,…

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