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Germany's Guest Workers

In the 1960s, Germany recruited hundreds of thousands of foreign workers to help power the country's economic regeneration. Most of them came from Turkey or Southern Europe.

In the 1960s Germany recruited hundreds of thousands of foreign workers to help power the country's economic regeneration. Most of them came from Turkey, or Southern Europe. It was a move that meant huge changes for German society, and for the immigrants themselves - like Yilmaz Atalay and Idil Lacin.

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