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England: Nazi Victims and the German Pass

During the Nazi dictatorship, thousands of Germans were deprived of their citizenship on political, racial or religious grounds. The German constitution allows Germans whose citizenship was revoked by the Nazis, and their descendants, to apply to have it restored. But a lot of applicants are rejected.

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