November 9th is a particular day in German history. Across less than 100 years, four major events happened on this very day.
Post tagged “Germany” look at Germany in current and previous form. This includes and is in this context used as a synonym for: the German Empire, Imperial Germany.
Germany: Memories of a Nation is an excellent audio podcast presented by Neil MacGregor. In 30 episodes it covers 600 years of German history. Additionally we look at the book – including a short video review.
I have recently watched the movie The Imitation Game. The movie is about Alan Turing and how he was the key player to break the code of the German Enigma Machine in World War II. In this article I have collected Information and videos about Allen Turing, The Enigma machine and how the Enigma code was ultimately broken.
70 years ago World War II ended in Europe. This is a time for reflection and a time to remember the dead.
And to remember Richard von Weizsäcker famous speech on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in Europe.
This series about the Great Powers before World War I provides an overview of their alliances, their foreign and domestic policies and challenges. In this first part we look at the German Empire.
In 1914, at the start of World War I, Europe and in fact the whole world looked very different from the world we know today, over a hundred years later. We look at 10 things that were fundamentally different. Technology...
In this first part of recommended media about the road to World War I, I will share videos from two excellent sources with you. In the next parts we will look at audio podcasts and books....