Germany pays tribute to ex-President Weizsaecker, who called WWII surrender a 'liberation'

February 11, 2015 2:00 PM

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Germany pays tribute to ex-President Weizsaecker, who called WWII surrender a 'liberation'

The coffin of former German President Richard von Weizsaecker sits in the Berlin Cathedral during the state funeral service in Berlin, Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, Pool) (The Associated Press)

BERLIN – Germany has said farewell at a state funeral to ex-President Richard von Weizsaecker, remembered for declaring the World War II surrender a "day of liberation" for his country as he urged it to confront the Nazi past.

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