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07/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Obama In Germany At Start Of WWII Memorial Tour

DRESDEN, Germany (AFP) - US President Barack Obama arrived in this eastern German city Thursday at the start of a solemn two-day mission of World War II remembrance, and a fresh round of transatlantic diplomacy.

Air Force One touched down at 8:50 pm (1850 GMT) in Dresden, three-quarters of which was destroyed by Allied bombing in February 1945 but whose Baroque centre has since been lovingly restored.

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