Austria honours Nazi deserters

Oct 28, 2014, 08:47 AM

A memorial to deserters from Hitler's army, the Wehrmacht, has been unveiled in the centre of the Austrian capital, #Vienna. It follows a decision by #Austria's parliament in 2009 to rehabilitate thousands of soldiers criminalised by the Nazis for desertion. As Bethany Bell reports from Vienna, an estimated 20,000 Austrians deserted from the Wehrmacht, especially in the last days of the Second World War...