Louis T. Gentilucci III, '15, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Student Research Paper

Date of Creation

Spring 2014




Historical memory, how a people remember the past, is in a state of almost eternal flux. By following the development of historical memory in post-war Germany, historians can better understand the generational and contemporary impact on popular history. German history illustrates the importance of this concept, as German history has a great deal of 20th century historical baggage.


This paper was written for HIST 200: European Memory and Identity, Spring 2014.

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