According to a report by Reuters, Poland has decided to demand a whopping $1.3 Trillion from Germany as compensation for the losses of World War II. According to the report, Poland has estimated that “Nazi-Germany” caused them a damage of $1.32 trillion in World War II, and Olaf Scholz, the chancellor of Germany, is now obligated to compensate for it.
What’s more surprising here is the timing of this thunderbolt to Germany. Exactly 83 years ago, on 1st September 1939, Nazi Germany bombed and invaded Poland. In this war, more than six million Poles, including three million Polish Jews, were executed by the megalomaniac Adolf Hitler.
History has it written that Germany had to pay for reparations after the War. During World War II, Germany extracted payments from occupied countries, compelled loans, and stole or destroyed property. In addition, countries were obliged to provide resources, and forced labor.tfiglobalnews Poland-Germany relations are now on the verge of house of cards