Fact Sheet: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017 

Why does the United States care about property restitution?      The United States’ concerns about restitution are related to fairness and equality for all victims, regardless of citizenship, religion, or ethnic background.    We believe it is important to settle the issue of World War II-era property restitution.  The Polish government’s leadership in resolving these challenges, which have …

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World War II began in Europe with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany on September 1, 1939.  Between 1939 and mid-1941, Nazi Germany occupied western Poland, while the Soviet Union, by agreement with Nazi Germany, occupied eastern Poland.  In June 1941, Germany invaded the Soviet Union, bringing all of Poland under Nazi occupation.       The Nazi occupation of …

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Clarification of U.S. –German Coordination in Support of Anakonda 16

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw press office is issuing the following clarification in response to multiple press inquiries: We confirm German authorities have not denied U.S. Army transportation requests regarding the movement of U.S. troops and equipment through Germany to Poland for the Anakonda 16 exercises.  U.S. Army Europe and German authorities continue to coordinate the …

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