Category Archives: Germany Kaiser to Furhrer course

Obituary – Brunhilde Pomsel (11 January 1911 – 27 January 2017)

If you click here you will get to the BBC obituary for Brunhilde Pomsel. She was Goebbels’ personal secretary, and one of the last direct links to the Nazi regime. You may know of her from the excellent German life documentary (trailer … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to discuss. Denial: The shaming of a ‘holocaust denier’ David Irving

Happy New Year all, A very controversial one to start 2017. David Irving is the “historian” who has been to court and indeed to jail for views on the Second World War. Below find  a trailer for a BBC film … Continue reading

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Obituary – Ernst Nolte

If you click here you will get to Tony Barber’s obituary for Ernst Nolte. I have included an extract below. Read the article and see if you agree with him. “On Friday June 6 1986 the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, a West … Continue reading

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Essay plans

Some materials and plans to help you with your revision. The PLC can be found here. Mr Grobien’s quote bank can be found here. Essay plans can be found below. They must not be seen as a definitive DO IT THIS WAY. … Continue reading

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Useful videos

Following on from today’s lesson – these are excellent – but be advised obviously they are not pleasant viewing. Warning from history – Consent and chaos – volksgemeinschaft (popularity debate) The World at War – Stalingrad. The scale of the … Continue reading

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Revision overview of how decisions were taken in Nazi Germany

            From today’s lesson / Mr Ward. Please note that the same evidence can be used for different historical schools. Mr Kydd.

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Easter revision – Year Thirteen

Some materials and plans to help you with your revision. The PLC can be found here. Mr Grobien’s quote bank can be found here. Essay plans can be found below. They must not be seen as a definitive DO IT THIS WAY. … Continue reading

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Video support for the Nazi seizure of power

Year Thirteen, Following on from our last three lessons,   Mr Kydd.  

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Hitler became German chancellor on January 30th, 1933

Eighty three years ago today Hitler became chancellor of Germany. How this happened is our post-Mock investigation. As such, you may like to look at the following from History Today. Click here for Richard Cavendish’s article about that day. Click here for … Continue reading

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Enrichment – totalitarianism and a comparison of Stalin and Hitler

All, Following on from our class discussion of totalitarianism in today’s lesson, the following Channel Four documentary explores this topic by comparing Hitler and Stalin. Let me know what you think. Mr Kydd.

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