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  1. The rule of Stalin in the 1930s

    Duration: 05.59

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    A speech from Stalin and Bukharin's show trial.

  2. The state of the British Armed Forces after WW1

    Duration: 01.24

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    A look at the reasons behind Britain's limited military power after the First World War.

  3. The story of an American living in pre-war Germany

    Duration: 03.14

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    Norah Waln describes her positive first impressions of Nazi Germany before the war.

  4. The terror experienced by ordinary people living in Nazi Germany

    Duration: 04.42

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    Negative reporting of the Nazis and suppression of opposition was censored by the media.

  5. Was appeasement a cowardly policy?

    Duration: 04.06

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    Arguments in favour of appeasement and Britain's circumstances in the 1930s are reviewed.

  6. Was Hitler always planning to go to war?

    Duration: 03.20

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    A look at Hitler's words in Mein Kampf and his actions in the 20s and 30s.

  7. Weaknesses in the foundation and structure of the League of Nations

    Duration: 02.50

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    Overview of the League of Nations from its foundation to its discrediting.

  8. What was classed as opposition in Nazi Germany?

    Duration: 03.34

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    Under Nazi rule, innocent comments could lead to arrest and removal for 're-education'.

  9. What was the appeal of the Nazis?

    Duration: 03.42

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    The appeal of the Nazis through the eyes of Fritz Muehlebach, a working class Brownshirt.

  10. What was the impact of the Depression on Germany?

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    The impact of the Depression on the 'Golden Twenties' of the Weimar Republic.