Poles demand from German corporations to compensate for the damage caused during the Second World War

Residents of Poland were encouraged by the desire of the government of the country to receive additional reparations from Germany for the damage caused in the Second World War. Some Poles have decided to bring individual claims against German companies for damages.

The largest news agency Polska Agencja Prasowa reports that two lawsuits against the Henschel and Bayer concerns have been received by the District Court of Krakow. The plaintiffs were the heirs of Poles of Jewish origin who suffered from German companies that worked in the interests of the Third Reich.

Bayer was sued by the daughter of Tadeusz Sledzinski, who spent five years in the Auschwitz concentration camp. In the camp, he was forced to work for one of the divisions of the Bayer corporation. The daughter estimated the suffering and lost income of the father at 1 zlotys (about 708 thousand US dollars).

The grandchildren of the Polish financier and industrialist Leopold Wellisz have filed a lawsuit against the machine-building concern Henschel for an impressive amount of 17 (more than $353 million). According to the heirs, Leopold Wellisch was forced to flee Poland because of his Jewish roots. After the industrialist fled, the German concern took over the factories and resources of the large Polish company Fablok that belonged to him. In addition to money, the grandchildren demand a public apology from the Henschel concern.

Recall that in the fall of last year, the Polish authorities reassessed the damage caused by Germany during the Second World War. According to the Poles' calculations, Berlin must pay the country $1,3 trillion in reparations. In response, German Foreign Minister Annalena Burbock said that the issue of reparations had long been closed.
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  1. Colonel Kudasov Offline Colonel Kudasov
    Colonel Kudasov (Leopold) 21 June 2023 12: 14
    The Germans are not sorry at all. let them pay)
  2. new.ad Offline new.ad
    new.ad (Alexander Draka) 21 June 2023 14: 03
    Quote: Colonel Kudasov
    The Germans are not sorry at all. let them pay)

    They haven't paid us yet. Stalin assumed that in which case they would equalize, get from them, but with the advent of Khrushchev, everything was forgotten. And then the West plundered us in general. The GDR, apparently, did not benefit from the collapse, but the FRG won at first.
    Now again all the money will go to the states, and we will get nothing.
  3. Kuramori Reika Offline Kuramori Reika
    Kuramori Reika (Kuramori Reika) 21 June 2023 20: 05
    When will German corporations start demanding compensation from the German government for the horrors of World War II?

    In principle, the Poles follow the historical fate, to arouse hatred for themselves from scratch, being surrounded on all sides.
    1. Colonel Kudasov Offline Colonel Kudasov
      Colonel Kudasov (Leopold) 22 June 2023 09: 05
      Is the current German government responsible for WWII, at least de jure? It is clear that no. As the German proverb says: each animal has its own toys)
  4. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 22 June 2023 00: 42
    Talk about compensation. Isn't it time for the Russian Federation to file a lawsuit against the United States for the complete "democratization" of the USSR, with the collapse of statehood, the destruction of the economic and political ties of the union republics, the demographic and economic losses in these republics, amounting to many trillions of dollars, and some are generally invaluable, like the death of tens of millions of citizens from poverty from the deliberate destruction of industry and social structures. The main victim in these acts of the United States is the Russian Federation. The fact that the USSR was destroyed by the efforts of the United States is no secret and there are hundreds of documents of evidence. It's time to file a lawsuit for hundreds of trillions of dollars against the United States, create commissions to determine the losses and perpetrators on the part of US officials. The deed must be held accountable - the "scattering of stones" by the enemies of the Russian Federation must give results.