Baltic states honour WWII veterans - of the SS
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Of all the countries involved in the Second World War, little mention is given to Latvia and Estonia. In 1939, they were invaded and occupied for two years, not by Hitler - but by Stalin's Red Army. With no chance of fighting back by themselves, many soldiers in the Baltic states were forced to join forces with the Germans, leaving a question mark hanging over where their loyalties really lay. Even today, veterans are forced to defend their actions from over 70 years ago.