Execution of Wilhelm Keitel – Nazi Field Marshal & War Criminal – Nuremberg Trials – World War 2

Wilhelm Keitel was born on the 22nd of September 1882 in the village of Helmscherode, then part of the German Empire and in 1901 he joined the Prussian army as an artillery officer. The First World War began on the 28th of July 1914. Keitel, who served on the western front as a battery commander… Continue reading Execution of Wilhelm Keitel – Nazi Field Marshal & War Criminal – Nuremberg Trials – World War 2

5 MODERN COMPANIES That COLLABORATED With the Nazis During World War 2

How would you feel if you bought from a company that had close ties with the Nazi’s during WW2? The chance is that you probably did without even knowing. Companies who supported the ideologies of Hitler himself and even helped make them stronger. Or companies who’d force to let enslaved people work from them. In… Continue reading 5 MODERN COMPANIES That COLLABORATED With the Nazis During World War 2

A Day In The Worst Nazi Concentration Camp | Auschwitz–Birkenau

When the Allied forces entered the camps at Auschwitz on January 27, 1945; what they found was a tragic scene of mass extermination the likes of which our world had never witnessed before. After Germany sparked WW2 and invaded Poland, the Schutzstaffel- more commonly known as the SS- would convert Auschwitz 1 into a prisoner-of-war… Continue reading A Day In The Worst Nazi Concentration Camp | Auschwitz–Birkenau

World War II In Colour: Episode 3 – Britain at Bay (WWII Documentary)

In July 1940, Hitler has victory in sight, but Britain, using its brilliant team of code crackers and specially trained spies, begins to fight back. Recorded by World at War

World War II In Colour: Episode 2 – Lightning War (WWII Documentary)

This installment shows how the Nazis developed a terrifying new military tactic called Blitzkrieg, which caught Poland, Britain and France unprepared. Recorded by World at War

Deserved Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich – Operation Anthropoid – Lidice Massacre – World War 2

Deserved Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich – Operation Anthropoid – Lidice Massacre – World War 2. Reinhard Heydrich was born on 7 March 1904. In 1922 Reinhard Heydrich joined the German Navy and in 1931 he joined the Nazi party and the SS. Heinrich Himmler, chief of the SS, was immediately impressed with Reinhard Heydrich and… Continue reading Deserved Assassination of Reinhard Heydrich – Operation Anthropoid – Lidice Massacre – World War 2

The World At War 1973(World War II Documentary) 01.A New Germany (1933–1939)

1 . “A New Germany (1933-1939)” 31 October 1973 The rebirth of Germany and growth in power of the Nazi Party leading up to the outbreak of war. Interviewees include Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin, Werner Pusch and Christabel Bielenberg. Program chronicles the draconian measures taken by Adolf Hitler to become absolute dictator of Germany and begin… Continue reading The World At War 1973(World War II Documentary) 01.A New Germany (1933–1939)

Execution of Alfred Jodl Nazi German General who signed the German Instrument of Surrender in ww2

Execution of Alfred Jodl Nazi German General who signed the German Instrument of Surrender in ww2 Alfred Jodl was a Nazi German General Colonel (Generaloberst) during ww1 and ww2 who served as the chief of the Operations Staff of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht, the German Armed Forces High Command, throughout World War II. He was slightly injured during… Continue reading Execution of Alfred Jodl Nazi German General who signed the German Instrument of Surrender in ww2

Hürtgen forest and the end of World War II | DW Documentary

Thousands of soldiers were killed in the last battles of World War II. US troops who fought in the Hürtgen Forest nicknamed it the “Death Factory.” This documentary features original film from US archives that bring the battle back to life. It’s estimated that as many as 30 thousand US and German soldiers were killed… Continue reading Hürtgen forest and the end of World War II | DW Documentary

Operation Barbarossa: The Largest Invasion In History | Battles Won And Lost | Timeline

Retracing The Conflicts of WW 2 – Across every theatre of the Second World War battle strategies were designed to capitalise on terrains with better access to supplies. Despite these tactics, many forces were stretched beyond their limits, facing unforeseen conditions and underestimating targets. These battles won and lost would determine possession of territory, resources… Continue reading Operation Barbarossa: The Largest Invasion In History | Battles Won And Lost | Timeline