Chamberlain's attempts to keep the peace through appeasement

An examination of Chamberlain's motivation for appeasement and Hitler's response.

Did Hitler always want war?

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

Hans and Sophie Scholl and the resistance leaflets

A brother and sister who actively resisted Nazism and everything that it stood for.

Hitler's rise to power

The role Hitler played in the rise of the Nazis is explored.

How Hitler became chancellor

From Hindenburg's use of Emergency Powers to Hitler's achievement at the 1933 election.

How the Depression helped Hitler come to power

The Wall Street Crash in America led to the Depression, which was exploited by Hitler.

Kristallnacht - the Night of Broken Glass

The full devastation of Kristallnacht and the loss of hope in the Jewish community.

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

Posters and eyewitness accounts explain the appeal of the Nazi party.

Why was the Hitler Youth so important?

The Hitler Youth movement is seen through the eyes of a member, Henry Metelmann.