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In 1998 France’s highest court handed down a controversial decision that for the ﬁrst time acknowledged responsibility for the crimes of Vichy. ∑∞ Papon was nevertheless released from prison in September 2002, when the court ruled that he was too old and ill to serve his sentence. These two streams of ‘‘nonhistory’’ are also coming together in the East. In May 2001 leaders of the Polish Catholic Church, led by Cardinal Jozef Glemp and one hundred bishops, recognized that Poles were not only victims but also perpetrators.
S. military power, decades of unrivalled economic growth, and the ‘‘domestication’’ of West Germany in a Western Europe whose states and peoples are increasingly bound together by a dense network of political, economic, and cultural institutions. In the past two decades the end of the Cold War, German uniﬁcation, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the eastward expansion of democratic forms of government, and entry of most European countries into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (nato) and the European Union (eu) have further eased perceptions of threat.
In Poland resistance was central to national identity, but the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 was neither o≈cially commemorated nor featured in the educational curriculum while the Communists were in power; the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, on the other hand, fared better because it concerned atrocities committed by the Germans. In Austria the resistance was emphasized in the early postwar years but was then shelved. In the Soviet Union, according to Wolfe, a more ambiguous and contentious narrative emerged about the role of soldiers and civilians caught behind enemy lines.