German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: AP

German president asks Poland’s forgiveness to mark 80th anniversary of World War Two

  • The carpet-bombing began one week after Germany and the Soviet Union secretly agreed to carve up Eastern Europe between them
  • Polish President Andrzej Duda for his part denounced Nazi Germany’s attack on Poland, calling it ‘an act of barbarity’ and ‘a war crime’
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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. Photo: AP
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