Volkstrauertag - Memorial Day

3rd Sunday in November Volkstrauertag - Memorial Day (official holiday)

On the 3rd Sunday in November (33rd Sunday or second last Sunday after Trinitatis) is the German Volkstrauertag - Memorial Day. It is a Federal Holiday. Established in 1952 it commemorates the victims of wars, those who died in concentration camps or became victims of ethnic cleansing.


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