The Federal Foundation Flight, Expulsion, Reconciliation was established as a Public Law Foundation of the Federal Government in Berlin on 30 December 2008, with the German Historical Museum as its sponsoring institution. The purpose of the Foundation Flight, Expulsion, Reconciliation is to keep alive, in the spirit of reconciliation, the memory and commemoration of flight and expulsion in the twentieth century in the historical context of World War Two, National Socialist expansionism and extermination policy, and their consequences. One of the main focuses of the Foundation’s work is the flight and expulsion of Germans, which is presented in the context of European displacements in the twentieth century.