The German mini-series Generation War: Five young people traumatized by World War II

Joris Nieuwint

WSWS Reports:

The World War II television mini-series Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter (Our mothers, our fathers ) reached a record audience in Germany when it was broadcast in March of this year. Each of the three episodes was watched by an estimated seven million people, or some 10 percent of the adult population. The mini-series generated an almost unprecedented public discussion in Germany. Unsere Mütter, unsere Väter has now been distributed to the US and other countries under the name Generation War. The program was recently aired on Polish television as well.


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