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Germany set to lose 'army of helpers'
The end of conscription in Germany could have implications for services beyond the military.
Last Modified: 03 Apr 2011 06:05


After more than 50 years, Germany is set to suspend compulsory military enrolment from July.

But the final draft notices sent out earlier this year could also mean the end of voluntary civilian services in hospitals and old age homes.

Al Jazeera's Nick Spicer reports from Berlin.

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