Duke of Kent receives Dresden Peace Prize

On February 13, 2015, Britain’s Prince Edward, Duke of Kent (at left) participated in a human chain across the city center of Dresden, Germany in commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Allied firebombing of Dresden during the Second World War. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)


On February 14, the Duke received the Dresden Peace Prize for his contribution to reconciliation between Great Britain and Germany. In his acceptance speech, the Duke said, “WWII anniversaries are now an occasion for joint remembrance: an opportunity to pause and reflect on the horrors of war; to mourn and commemorate those who lost or gave their lives; to display our solidarity with those who survived.” (Photo by ROBERT MICHAEL/AFP/Getty Images)

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