What Happened on August 15, 2006

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Der Spiegel, Spiegel Online, publishes documents confirming German writer Günter Grass membership of the Waffen-SS in WWII

Writer and playwright Günter Grass
Writer and playwright
Günter Grass

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