Monday, August 14, 2006

Günter Grass shocks Germany

German Nobel Prize-winning author Günter Grass has admitted that he was a member of the Nazi Waffen-SS during World War II.

The London Times has a lengthy treatment of the news here.

For a sense of how the news is playing out in Germany, click here for a helpful round-up of commentator opinion at signandsight.

--Marshal Zeringue