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Hitler in Vienna: homeless, hungry, hateful
In depth look at Hitler in Vienna between 1908 and 1913 and a look Hitler’s homeless period.
Hitler speech: what made Hitler a good public speaker?
From the beer halls of Munich to the Nuremberg rallies with 700,000 people. How Hitler used his power of speech.
What happened to Hitler’s body?
Hitler died by suicide on 30th April, 1945. Find out what happened to Hitler’s body after Hitler’s death.
Liberation of Auschwitz video
Video footage that shows Auschwitz in the days after it was liberated. Viewer discretion advised
Operation Unthinkable: Churchill’s plans for war with Russia
Just days after victory was declared over Nazi Germany in 1945 and the end of World War Two was reached, Winston Churchill surprised his Chiefs of Staff by demanding a plan be drawn up for war with USSR/Russia.
What happened to Holocaust survivors?
How did survivors of the holocaust make it home after they were liberated? The truth is not many did, so what exactly did they go through?
Stanisława Leszczyńska: Auschwitz’s Midwife
Who was Stanisława Leszczyńska\/ When Stanisława Leszczyńska completed her midwifery degree never could she have imagined the impact it would have or the legacy it would leave. She was a Jewish prisoner in Auschwitz and she tended to thousands of women as the camp’s midwife. Stanislawa delivered over 3000 babies in the concentration camp and defied orders given to…
Winston Churchill, the Manic Depressive: The Bulldog against his “Black Dog”.
Whilst taking the war to Hitler, Churchill was constantly engaged in a private inner-battle. That of manic depression. The ‘British Bulldog’ constantly struggled with what he referred to as his “Black Dog”.
Inside Hitler bunker: Photos and video of the Fuhrerbunker
The Hitler Bunker or Fuhrerbunker was located in the centre of Berlin and its legend is kept alive as the spot where Hitler committed suicide, shotting himself in the temple. Read about the Fuhrerbunker and watch our video that takes you down the steps and into Hitler’s final moments. A brief overview of Hitler bunker…
Albert Goering biography: Hermann’s anti-Nazi brother
Albert Goering biography When looking at WWII there are few names shrouded in more infamy than Goering. As Reichsmarschall, Hermann Goering was the highest rank in the Wehrmacht and one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany, answering only to Hitler himself. His position and role in the war means that the blame for…
How Many Did Hitler Kill personally?
When it comes to the total number of deaths one person is responsible for, Hitler comes third after Stalin and Mao – but just how many did Hitler kill personally? Did Hitler kill personally? This post looks at all feasible periods, incidents and opportunities in which Hitler could kill personally. ‘Personally’ means a Hitler kill caused…
Hitler’s voice: LISTEN to The only known recording
You’re probably only just realising this… but you’ve (probably) never heard Hitler’s ‘normal’ voice before. That is to say, we only now hear his voice through the videos and recording of his rallying speeches.
Nazi Child Soldiers: Dead Devoted.
When looking at Hitler’s use of children in the WW2 a pattern eventually emerges. As Hitler became more desperate, the Hitler Youth became more involved. By the end of the war boys as young as 8 were shooting at American troops with rifles they could barely carry. Hitler Youth units were created within the Waffen-SS with their soldiers…
denazification: how Germany avoided generation of fascists
After WW2 Germany had a problem. A generation knew nothing else than Nazi ideology and posed a threat to German society – denazification was needed. The situation in Germany post-WW2 After the war was over, there was a fear that Germany would have a generation Nazi sympathisers due to the indoctrination from the Hitler Youth.…
Greece in WW2: The Unsung Heroes
Intro to Greece in WW2 Has the role of the Greece in WW2 been unjustly overlooked and disregarded? The Greek mainland was occupied by the axis armies on April 30th 1941 after the “Battle of Greece” was lost by the resistance and allied forces. This resulted in the evacuation of the Commonwealth Expeditionary Forces who fled…
Paula Hitler: The life and views of Hitler’s Sister
Delving into the life of Paula Hitler tantalises us with the prospect of a totally unique viewpoint and knowledge on the Fuhrer. Perhaps it will portray a side rarely told in the history book and movies. After reading around the topic for this post, I think there certainly some truth to this.
How is WW2 Taught in Germany?
Growing up in an allied country, WW2 is looked back on through the lens of the victors. A sense of sadness at the events of the war is paired with pride. A large part of this is eduction in schools. But how is WW2 taught in Germany? Finding out how is WW2 taught in Germany…
Colditz Castle: the “unescapable” WW2 prison
It is rare that one gets the chance to write a light-hearted piece on WWII, doubly so when the topic is prison camps. That is, however, precisely what I am able to do here though.
Operation Mincemeat: The Biggest Bluff of WWII
The agent used in Operation Mincemeat was worlds away from the charming and sophisticated agent popular culture often likes to depict – he was a semi-literate tramp from Aberbargoed, Wales. This agent’s name was Glyndwr Michael. Whats more is that Michael was already dead when he successfully carried out his mission.
What Happened To Medieval Battlefields After the Fighting Was Over?
It looks much like you’d expect: there was a lot of opportunistic looting after a battle. Sometimes, if the armour was old or broken, and the victorious army didn’t want to lug it home to recycle the materials, it might be left on the bodies. You see this at the graveyard from the Battle of…
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