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Did Hitler always want war?
Did Hitler always want war?

Duration: 04:28

Did Hitler want war from the start or did he want revenge for Versailles?

 
Girls and boys in Nazi Germany
Girls and boys in Nazi Germany

Duration: 01:23

A brief review of the contrasting experiences of girls and boys in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939.

 
Hitler becomes Chancellor
Hitler becomes Chancellor

Duration: 02:04

The role Hitler played in the rise of the Nazis.

 
Hitler becomes Fuhrer
Hitler becomes Fuhrer

Duration: 03:31

How the people of Germany reacted to Hitler becoming Fuhrer in January 1933.

 
Hitler Youth
Hitler Youth

Duration: 04:55

The Hitler Youth was losing its appeal after ten years of Nazi rule. However, it continued to achieve its aim of preparing young men for war.

 
Hitler Youth - indoctrination of the young
Hitler Youth - indoctrination of the young

Duration: 04:56

Personal testimony from a member of the Hitler Youth describing his enjoyment of the movement, despite the fact that his parents did not approve.

 
Hitler's rise to power
Hitler's rise to power

Duration: 08:48

A mixture of drama, narration and contemporary sources showing Hitler's rise to power in Weimar Germany from 1919 to 1933.

 
How Hitler becomes Chancellor
How Hitler becomes Chancellor

Duration: 02:07

The period from Hindenburg's assumption of Emergency Powers following the inability of the Reichstag to form a government in 1931, to Hitler's achievement of an overall majority following the March 1933 election.

 
How the Depression helped Hitler come to power
How the Depression helped Hitler come to power

Duration: 01:51

How the Wall Street Crash in America led to world depression which was exploited by Hitler and the Nazis. The film features the weakness of the Weimar Republic in dealing with the problems of Depression.

 
Indoctrination in Nazi Germany
Indoctrination in Nazi Germany

Duration: 03:56

Small but revealing details about how children were taught in schools in Nazi Germany.

 
Lack of Christian opposition to Hitler
Lack of Christian opposition to Hitler

Duration: 02:34

Why did the church choose to believe Hitler's promises?

 
Making Germany strong again in 1930s
Making Germany strong again in 1930s

Duration: 03:43

An American woman living in Germany during the 1930s describes the growth in German support for war.

 
Nazi book burnings remembered
Nazi book burnings remembered

Duration: 02:27

In 2008, Germany marked the 75th anniversary of the 1933 Nazi book burnings with ceremonies in Berlin.

 
Nazi Germany: opposing views
Nazi Germany: opposing views

Duration: 04:45

A description of the very real sense of terror experienced by ordinary people living in Nazi Germany.

 
Nazi propaganda newspapers reproduced in Germany
Nazi propaganda newspapers reproduced in Germany

Duration: 02:10

Reproductions of newspapers from the Nazi era are being sold in Germany to raise awareness of that period of the country's history.

 
Nora Waln's view of pre-war Germany
Nora Waln's view of pre-war Germany

Duration: 03:17

Norah Waln, an American living in Germany during the 1930s, describes her positive first impressions of Nazi Germany before the war.

 
Opposition to the war in Germany.
Opposition to the war in Germany.

Duration: 02:44

A reconstructed first-hand account of the impact of war on opposition in Nazi Germany.

 
Organised opposition to the Nazis
Organised opposition to the Nazis

Duration: 04:59

The strengths and weaknesses of German opposition to the Nazis.

 
Resistance of Hitler
Resistance of Hitler

Duration: 04:38

Using the diary of Fritz Rech as its base, we examine the extent of the Nazi terror inflicted on those who resisted the regime.

 
Resistance to the Regime
Resistance to the Regime

Duration: 04:47

The story of a brother and sister who actively resisted Nazism and everything that it stood for.

 
The establishment of the Weimar Republic
The establishment of the Weimar Republic

Duration: 02:39

Timeline of the Weimar Republic and an explanation of the reasons for the abdication of the Kaiser. An overview of how the power vacuum was filled by a new democratic government, the Weimar Republic, led by Ebert.

 
The real Germany
The real Germany

Duration: 04:17

Norah Waln, an American living in Germany in the 1930S, describes how she gradually came to realise what was really happening in Germany.

 
The removal of opposition
The removal of opposition

Duration: 03:38

What was classed as opposition in Nazi Germany?

 
The role of Hitler's public appeal in the Nazi rise to power
The role of Hitler's public appeal in the Nazi rise to power

Duration: 04:09

An explanation of the Nazi appeal through the use of posters and eyewitness accounts.

 
Weimar Germany, 1919-29 - problems and solutions
Weimar Germany, 1919-29 - problems and solutions

Duration: 03:06

A look at German opposition to the payment of reparations and the invasion of the Ruhr including an overview of the hyperinflation and economic and cultural boom that led to political harmony, until the Depression made extremist groups popular again.

 
What might the Austrian town of Linz Have looked like if Hitler had won the War?
What might the Austrian town of Linz Have looked like if Hitler had won the War?

Duration: 01:00

Hitler planned to make his hometown of Linz the cultural capital of Europe.

 
What was the appeal of the Nazis?
What was the appeal of the Nazis?

Duration: 03:45

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

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

Duration: 04:55

The 'Golden Twenties' of the Weimar Republic was ended by the depression. This had such a far-reaching impact on every German's life and contributed to the increased support for extremist parties.

 
Why did the people of Germany love the Fuhrer?
Why did the people of Germany love the Fuhrer?

Duration: 03:51

A description of Germany under the Nazis in the 1930s as recorded by an American, Norah Waln.

 
Why did the people of Germany support the Nazis?
Why did the people of Germany support the Nazis?

Duration: 04:59

Why did both working class and middle class Germans supported the Nazis?

 
Why was the Hitler Youth so important?
Why was the Hitler Youth so important?

Duration: 03:54

Introduces the Hitler Youth Movement through the eyes of Henry Metelmann, a Hitler Youth member.

 
Why was the Weimar Republic weak?
Why was the Weimar Republic weak?

Duration: 03:33

The fall-out from WW1 on Germany and the weaknesses of the new German democracy.

 
Why were the Germans unwilling to support the Weimar Republic?
Why were the Germans unwilling to support the Weimar Republic?

Duration: 01:58

How the lack of democratic tradition in Germany lead to problems for the Weimar Republic from extremist groups on both the Right and Left.

 
Young people in Nazi Germany
Young people in Nazi Germany

Duration: 03:04

A review of the main youth organisations in Nazi Germany and changes in the German education system under Nazi rule.

 

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