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Mein Kampf (My Struggle) by Adolf Hitler was first published in two parts in 1925 and 1926 after Hitler was imprisoned for leading Nazi Brown Shirts in “Beer Hall Putsch” that tried to overthrow the Bavarian government. Here Hitler explained his racist, anti-Semitic vision for Germany, laying out a Nazi program pointing directly to World War II and the Holocaust. He envisioned the mass murder of Jews, and a war against France to precede a war against Russia to carve out “lebensraum” (“living…


[Photo] Hitler being welcomed by a crowd in Sudetenland, recently annexed into German borders, Oct 1938

Hitler rides triumphant into the Sudetenland, part of Czechoslovakia that has just been dissolved by the Nazis, 1938.

Troops loyal to Nazi leader Adolf Hitler arrive in Munich in November 1923 during Hitler's attempted takeover of government offices there, which he hoped would ignite a nationwide revolt and bring down Germany's democratic government.

The Gulag Archipelago written by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn and based on the Soviet forced labor and concentration camp system. The three-volume book is a massive narrative relying on eyewitness testimony and primary research material, as well as the author's own experiences as a prisoner in a Gulag labor camp. Written between 1958 and 1968 (dates given at the end of the book), it was published in the West in 1973, thereafter circulating in samizdat (underground publication) form in the Soviet…

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Downfall (2004)

Downfall, German, 2004. Biography | Drama | History. IMDb Rating: 8.4/10. Metascore: 82/100 (based on 35 Critics' Reviews from "Traudl Junge, the final secretary for Adolf Hitler, tells of the Nazi dictator's final days in his Berlin bunker at the end of WWII. "Downfall" explores these final days of the Reich, where senior German leaders (such as Himmler and Goring) began defecting from their beloved Fuhrer, in an effort to save their own lives…

Women Heroes of World War II: 26 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Resistance, and Rescue - courageous women from all around the world who made their own mark during turbulent times.

Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and one of the main architects of the Holocaust. He was SS-Obergruppenführer (General) and General der Polizei, chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the Gestapo, and Kripo) and Stellvertretender Reichsprotektor (Deputy Reich-Protector) of Bohemia and Moravia. In August 1940 he was appointed and served as President of Interpol.

1945 - The Liner, the "Queen Elizabeth," bringing American troops into NY Harbor at the end of WW II.


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World War II

World War II. Liberation day. People seeking shelter behind lamp-posts at Dam square Amsterdam after German troops opened fire at the celebrating masses (22 killed, 120 injured). One of the pictures from the two films that Dutch photographer Wiel van der Randen consumed during the shoot-out on Dam square. Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 7, 1945.

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Amazing Propaganda Posters

actual WWII propaganda

Evacuees to New Zealand Description: Children's Overseas Reception Board (CORB) group bound for New Zealand. At the outbreak of World War Two, thousands of British children were sent to the Dominions (Canada, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa) before attacks on shipping prematurely ended the scheme. Date: 1940

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Amazing Propaganda Posters

America is nothing but a bunch of giant robots.