"So we're better than them and Germany itself is a better country than it was back then. I for one hold no ill will towards present day Germans."
Oh me, neither. I am part German. Mom's Maiden name is Beagle.
My Sisters H is half German. My brother was married to a Germna gal, for a long time.
Heck, modern day Germany is more like what the US use to be.
It's all cyclical.
It wasn't Germnay that did what it did..it was a group of individuals that seized power and total control over a people for a bit.
Same old song and dance as it ever wheere.