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  • 1936 Berlin Olympics(2984 clicks)
    The controversial Nazi Olympics wherein black Americans refuted German racism.
  • A Historiography of Weimar's Modernist Culture(2559 clicks)
    This is a historigraphical essay that examines the work around the precarious position of the Intellectuals and cultural figures of Weimar. Particular attention is paid to their political stance towards the new republic and the rise of Nazism.
  • A History of Germany(3609 clicks)
  • A Visit to the Memorial Site at Dachau(2517 clicks)
    "A Visit to the Memorial Site at Dachau The former Nazi concentration camp at Dachau is now a Memorial Site where tourists can visit a Museum with an extensive collection of World War II photographs and pay homage to the victims of the Holocaust at three Christian Memorial Chapels and a Jewish Memorial Temple. Visitors can also see the infamous gas chamber, reconstructed prisoner barracks, memorial monuments, and a Catholic Carmelite convent which is entered through one of the former camp guard towers. The former concentration camp is located just outside the charming town of Dachau near Munich in Germany."
  • Aauschwitz:Inside the Nazi State(815 clicks)
  • Adolf Eichmann(2739 clicks)
    Head of Gestapo Department IV B4 for Jewish Affairs.
  • Adolf Hitler(3696 clicks)
    Short biography of this Austrian who led Nazi Germany.
  • Adolf Hitler Historical Archives(2521 clicks)
    a growing collection of WWII related documents, photos and Nazi era posters.This is is a NONPOLITICAL web site
  • Adolf Hitler links(2615 clicks)
    Links provided by a participant in a discussion group.
  • Adolf Hitler, 1889-1945(2764 clicks)
    biography from The History Guide
  • Adolf Hitler: Pictures from the Life of the Fuhrer(3571 clicks)
    German Proganda Archive at Calvin College presents a book "published in 1936, ... devoted to the deification of Adolf Hitler."
  • Allies FightFierce Nazi Counter Blow 12/20/1944(259 clicks)
    Film
  • Analysis of the Personality of Adolph Hitler(1510 clicks)
  • Archive in Deutschland(2292 clicks)
    Directory of links.
  • Archives in Germany(2792 clicks)
    State and Private Archives, Church Archives, Archives of Concerns, Military Archives, Special Archives
  • Bergen-Belsen concentration camp(2173 clicks)
    "Film clips from the liberation of Bergen-Belsen are included in this tape of the 1995 Yom Hashoa ceremony, held at the site of the notorious concentration camp. "
  • Bergen-Belsen concentration camp(2212 clicks)
    "Bergen-Belsen was a concentration camp established in 1943 originally to hold prisoners to be used in political exchanges. Administered by the SS, it included five sub-camps where some 50,000 Jews, political hostages, and other prisoners died of starvation, disease, brutality and sadistic medical practices. It was liberated by the British in 1945."
  • Bismarck and Social Security(2615 clicks)
    Otto von Bismarck, Prussian/German Chancellor 1862-1890, was the first in the Western World to introduce old-age social security. A conservative, he was trying to beat the socialists by creating the welfare state.
  • Bismarck Memoirs(1453 clicks)
    a snippet
  • Bismarck, Otto von(1388 clicks)
  • Bismarck--Prussia, Germany, and Europe(2603 clicks)
    Good account of the history of how Prussia swallowed other German states and became the German Empire.
  • Buchenwald(2039 clicks)
    "Buchenwald Concentration Camp was established on Ettersberg Hill near Weimar, Thuringia in July 1937. At the beginning, it was designated for political opponents of the Nazi regime, recidivists, so-called social misfits, Jews, Jehovah's Witnesses and homosexuals. After the start of the Second World War, more and more people were sent to the camp from other countries. At the moment of the camp's liberation, 95 per cent of the inmates were not Germans."
  • Bund Deutscher Maedel (the League of German Girls)(1517 clicks)
    Nazi Germany
  • Charisma and History: The Case of Münster, Westphalia, 1534-1535(1915 clicks)
    by Tal Howard. THE VIOLENT attempt by the Melchiorite Anabaptists in 1534/35 to establish the "New Jerusalem" in the city of Münster represents one of the most bizarre events of the Reformation. The whole crisis is often construed as an extreme outworking of some latent tendencies within Reformation thought. Luther's widespread influence had greatly diminished the role of the priest as a mediator between the layman and God, thereby increasing the importance of the Bible and personal conscience in directing the layman's spiritual journey. The outcome of this change was that many laymen gave birth to radical interpretations of scripture -- interpretations which often carried dangerous social and political implications.1 The prophetic claims of the two principal prophets at Münster, Jan Matthys and Jan Bockelszoon van Leiden, support this view. Both men drew an enormous amount of prophetic authority from scripture and wielded it with disastrous social and political consequences.
  • Chris De Witt's Berlin Wall Web Page(1947 clicks)
    "There are eight essays in total on this site, and eight sets of pictures."
  • Concrete Curtain: The Life and Death of the Berlin Wall(2000 clicks)
    The history of the Berlin Wall, from its creation to its destruction : An exhibition comprising around a hundred photographs.
  • Dachau on the Web(2371 clicks)
    Many links to the infamous concentration camp.
  • DocumentArchiv.de(1963 clicks)
    Quellen- und Dokumentensammlung zur deutschen Geschichte von 1800 bis zu Gegenwart. Source of German History (1800 - today).
  • documentArchiv.de - 19. Jahrhundert (19th century)(1930 clicks)
    Historische Dokumente und Quellen zur deutschen Geschichte des 19. Jahrunderts Historical documents and sources for the German history of the 19th century
  • documentArchiv.de - Deutsches Kaiserreich (German Kaiserreich)(1924 clicks)
    Historische Dokumente und Quellen zur Geschichte des Deutschen Kaiserreichs Historical documents and sources for the history of the German Kaiserreich
  • documentArchiv.de - Nationalsozialismus/Drittes Reich (National socialism/Third Reich)(2154 clicks)
    Historische Dokumente und Quellen zur Geschichte des Dritten Reichs (1933-1945) Historical documents and sources for the history of the Third Reich (1933-1945)
  • documentArchiv.de - Weimarer Republik (Republic of Weimar)(2129 clicks)
    Historische Dokumente und Quellen zur Geschichte der Weimarer Republik (1918/19-1933) Historical documents and sources for the history of the Republic of Weimar (1918/19-1933)
  • Dresden: A modern historical overview(1872 clicks)
    East German city, the capital of Saxony.
  • Dresden: Treasures from the Saxon State Library(1458 clicks)
  • Duderstadt - Digitales Archiv(2077 clicks)
    "Im Rahmen eines Kooperationsprojekts mit dem Max-Planck-Institut für Geschichte in Göttingen hat das Stadtarchiv Duderstadt zwischen 1996 und Januar 1999 seine älteren Bestände (bis 1650) volldigital erfaßt. Die Ergebnisse der Digitalisierungskampagne wie auch der Erschließungsarbeiten werden nun in dieser Form bereitgestellt."
  • East German Studies Group(2036 clicks)
    The Eastern German Studies Association is an association of scholars interested in that part of Germany once known as the German Democratic Republic.
  • Edward R. Murrow's Report From Buchenwald(1933 clicks)
    "Legendary CBS reporter Edward R. Murrow described the scene at Buchenwald when he entered the camp after liberation."
  • erman Imperial Automobile Corps(1096 clicks)
  • Extracts from the Diary of Eva Braun(2116 clicks)
    Paramour and then wife of Adolf Hitler.
  • Fall of the Weimar Republic(2303 clicks)
    Brief sketch of events.
  • Frederick the Great(2164 clicks)
    Biography of the great 18th century Prussian king.
  • German Armed Forces 1918-1945(1371 clicks)
    Feldgrau.com is a non political German military history research site. Our focus is on the German armed forces during the most tumultuous period of the 20th century, the time between 1918 and 1945.
  • German Foreign Policy: Late 19th Century Alliances(2074 clicks)
    Archive of discussions
  • German Historical Museum(2161 clicks)
    In English and German
  • German History(2630 clicks)
  • German Language History(1502 clicks)
  • German Propaganda Archive(1137 clicks)
    Nazi and East German Propaganda Guide Page
  • German, Austrian, Swiss Cultural History(2478 clicks)
    Materials by Dr. Paul A. Schons, University of St. Thomas
  • Germany - "Kaiser Heinrichs Romfahrt"(2021 clicks)
  • Germany and Europe, 1871-1945(1388 clicks)
    Lecture notes. Colby College
  • Germany During the Cold War(2306 clicks)
  • Gutenberg Museum Mainz(428 clicks)
  • H-German(2232 clicks)
    "H-German is a daily Internet discussion forum focused on scholarly topics in German history. There are no chronological limits. The primary purpose for H-German is to enable scholars in history and related disciplines to easily communicate current research and research interests; to discuss new articles, books, papers, approaches, methods and tools of analysis; to test new ideas and share comments and tips on teaching."
  • Harry W. Mazal, the Dachau Gas Chambers(1960 clicks)
    In 1933, Hitler began imprisoning people who disagreed with him or did not conform to his expectations of prpoer sexual behavior. By 1945, Dachau had imprisoned all manner of people.
  • History of Bremen(2102 clicks)
  • Hitler Needs A Woman(575 clicks)
    A chapter from Travels in the Reich, 1933-45. Foreign Authors Report from Germany Edited by Oliver Lubrich. Hitler Needs a Woman by Martha Dodd
  • Hitler's Christianity(1622 clicks)
  • Hitler's Forgotten Library(2081 clicks)
    May 2003 Atlantic Monthly. "You can tell a lot about a person from what he reads. The surviving—and largely ignored—remnants of Adolf Hitler's personal library reveal a deep but erratic interest in religion and theology" by Timothy W. Ryback
  • Hitler's Third Reich in the News(1498 clicks)
  • Household stories from the collection of the bros. Grimm (413 clicks)
    translated from the German by Lucy Crane ; and done into pictures by Walter Crane. Published 1914 by Macmillan in London .
  • In a Cold Crater: Cultural and Intellectual Life in Berlin, 1945-1948(1129 clicks)
    Scholarly book by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II(2242 clicks)
    Thumbnail biography
  • Kaiser Wilhelm II's Account of Events, July 1914(2002 clicks)
    From his memoirs. The outbreak of WWI.
  • Kaiserreich, 1871-1918(963 clicks)
  • Khaldei Collection(1232 clicks)
  • Kristallnacht: The November 1938 Pogroms(1597 clicks)
  • Lights in the Darkness: Resisters to the Nazi Regime(1862 clicks)
    Crteated by students at CCNY. Valuable resource.
  • Luger Pistol(2605 clicks)
    Books and other materials about the Luger pistol.
  • Major War Crimes Defendants(1712 clicks)
  • Maps on the development of transport lines(2009 clicks)
    railroads, canals,
  • Maps on the economic unification of Germany(2486 clicks)
    Zollvereine in Deutschland 1828 Preußischer Zollverband 1828 Zollverträge in Deutschland 22. März 1833 Zollverträge in Deutschland 30. März 1833 Zollverträge in Deutschland 11. Mai 1833 Deutscher Zollverein 1.Januar 1834 Deutscher Zollverein 1836 Deutscher Zollverein 1842 Deutscher Zollverein 1844 Deutscher Zollverein 1854 Deutscher Zollverein 1868 Deutscher Zollverein 1871 Deutsches Zollgebiet 1888 Deutsches Zollgebeit 1901 Der Deutsche Zollverein 1828-1888 (GIF-Animation)
  • Maps on the political development of Germany since 1812(2071 clicks)
    In German ( Karten zur politischen Entwicklung Deutschlands seit 1812 ) as well. a) Gesamtgebiet oder Staatenbünde Entire Territory or Confederation of States, b) Regionale Ausschnittskarten / Regional detail maps, c) Einzelne Territorien / Single territories
  • Medieval Germany(2088 clicks)
  • Mein Kampf(2986 clicks)
    Adolf Hitler's explanation of the Nazi movement.
  • Nazi and East German Propaganda(2909 clicks)
    "The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the 20th Century by giving them access to the primary material."
  • Nazi and East German Propaganda Guide Page(1444 clicks)
    "Propaganda was central to Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic. The German Propaganda Archive includes both propaganda itself and material produced for the guidance of propagandists. The goal is to help people understand the two great totalitarian systems of the twentieth century by giving them access to the primary material. "
  • Nazi Concentration Camps(3187 clicks)
    Compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials. This copy was dubbed from a video copy at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. National Archives Identifiers: ARC: 43452 NAIL: 238.2
  • Nazi Concentration Camps(560 clicks)
    **This film contains extremely graphic scenes of human suffering, please exercise caution when viewing.** Compilation footage of Nazi concentration camps in the immediate aftermath of World War II. The footage was gathered by the US Department of Defense as part of the effort to conduct war crimes trials.
  • Nazi Party-Wikiped1a(544 clicks)
  • Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals, 1933-1945(1579 clicks)
    Among the groups the Nazis perscuted and murdered were homosexuals
  • Nazi Photos(1150 clicks)
    "The following photos provide a pictorial glimpse of Hitler, how his Nazis mixed religion with government, and the support for Hitler by the Protestant and Catholic Churches in Germany. In, no way, does this gallery of photos intend to support Nazism or anti-Semitism, but instead, intends to warn against them."
  • Nazifuehrer / Nazi Leaders(2037 clicks)
    In German. Profiles of the important leaders.
  • Nineteenth Century German History(607 clicks)
  • North German Confederation(1946 clicks)
    From the The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001.The Confederation, led by Prussia, was 22 states north of the River Main. The Confederation beat France in what is called the Franco-Prussian War (1870-71).
  • NSDAP [Nazi] Museum(2662 clicks)
    This site was put up to present Nazi History in a purely historic perspective. It is not intended to present the Nazi's positively or negatively, but to provide the viewers the opportunity to catch a glimpse of why the Nazi's rose to power...and with the complete support of the German Populace.
  • Nuremberg Trials(701 clicks)
    Video Footage
  • Nuremberg Trials . 1945 - 1949(667 clicks)
    No trial provides a better basis for understanding the nature and causes of evil than do the Nuremberg trials from 1945 to 1949. Those who come to the trials expecting to find sadistic monsters are generally disappointed. What is shocking about Nuremberg is the ordinariness of the defendants: men who may be good fathers, kind to animals, even unassuming--yet committed unspeakable crimes. Years later, reporting on the trial of Adolf Eichmann, Hannah Arendt wrote of "the banality of evil." Like Eichmann, most Nuremberg defendants never aspired to be villains. Rather, they either overidentified with an ideological cause or suffered from a lack of imagination: they couldn't fully appreciate the human consequences of their career-motivated decisions..
  • Nuremberg Trials Project: A Digital Document Collection(656 clicks)
    The Harvard Law School Library has approximately one million pages of documents relating to the trial of military and political leaders of Nazi Germany before the International Military Tribunal (IMT) and to the twelve trials of other accused war criminals before the United States Nuremberg Military Tribunals (NMT).

    The documents, which include trial transcripts, briefs, document books, evidence files, and other papers, have been studied by lawyers, scholars, and other researchers in the areas of history, ethics, genocide, and war crimes, and are of particular interest to officials and students of current international tribunals involving war crimes and crimes against humanity.

    To preserve the contents of these documents--which are now too fragile to be handled--and to provide expanded access to this material, the Library has begun a digital project to create and present images or full-text versions of its Nuremberg documents on the Internet, along with analytical information about each document and general information about the trials.

    The first stage of the project presents documents from and relating to the Medical Case, which was Case 1 of the NMT trials. The Medical Case (U.S.A. v. Karl Brandt et al., also known as the Doctors' Trial) was held in 1946-1947 and involved 23 defendants accused of organizing and participating in war crimes and crimes against humanity in the form of harmful or fatal medical experiments and other medical procedures inflicted on both civilians and prisoners of war.

  • Ordinary Germans: Notes on the Reception of Hitler's Willing Executioners in Germany(2094 clicks)
  • Otto von Bismarck & German Unification(1248 clicks)
  • Otto von Bismarck, "Founder" of the German Empire(2101 clicks)
    From German News, the magazine, June-July, 1998.
  • Paul Ganuszko, Discontinuties from Herder To Hitler(2012 clicks)
    "iscontinuties from Herder To Hitler tries to show that there was no logical progression in German thought from earlier nationalists such as Herder to the later ideals of Nazism. The projects original form was that of a dissertation for my final year at Cambrige, however I have now updated it into an on-line version."
  • Pietism(2097 clicks)
  • Primary Documents(2191 clicks)
    Germany documents from Eurodocs at Brigham Young University.
  • Primary Documents(550 clicks)
  • Prussia, 1815-1848(1915 clicks)
  • Recommended Graduate Reading on German History: the Nazi Era(1912 clicks)
    From H-German, the listserv for professional historians of Germany.
  • Rise and Fall of the Second Reich(422 clicks)
  • Tacitus, Germania(2274 clicks)
    "Tacitus, an important Roman historian, wrote the most detailed early description of the Germans at then end of the first century CE.. In doing so, be warned, he was commenting on the Rome of his own time, as much as on the German themselves."
  • The Berlin Wall(2128 clicks)
    The rise and fall of the Berlin Wall.
  • The Berlin Wall(1886 clicks)
    A History of the Berlin Wall in Text and Pictures.
  • The Berlin Wall(2013 clicks)
    The Wall, 1961-1989.
  • The Berlin Wall(1947 clicks)
  • The Berlin Wall, 1961-1989(2836 clicks)
    Links in English and German.
  • The German Conspiracy to Destroy Hitler, 1938-44(2176 clicks)
    "In building this web site, my goal is to awaken public interest in the largely unknown (outside Germany) history of the 1938-1944 German conspiracy to overthrow Hitler and the Nazi regime. Just as we must never forget the crimes against humanity perpertrated by Hitler and his totalitarian tyranny, so must we realize that beneath Nazi Germany lay a nation of Germans who were horrified by these crimes and paid the highest price to free their country and the world from Nazi rule."
  • The Goebbels Diaries(2067 clicks)
    Excerpts, 1942-43 (1/2); Excerpts, 1942-43 (2/2)
  • The Goethe Institute(1981 clicks)
    In German or English. Rich resources for the study of things German.
  • The National Socialist Era, 1933-1945(867 clicks)
  • The Olympics: Berlin 1936(2522 clicks)
    This site presents an online version of an exhibition created by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington DC that was exhibited at the Museum from July 1996 - June 1997.
  • The Reichstag(2094 clicks)
  • The Trial of Adolf Eichmann(1873 clicks)
    A PBS and ABC production. TThis has large database.
  • The Weimar Republic I(2019 clicks)
    Economic and Political Problems
  • Third Reich Fact Book(1878 clicks)
    An apolitical site dedicated to the Third Reich and its allies.
  • Third Reich in Colour(2707 clicks)
  • Trial of German Major War Criminals(1407 clicks)
  • Virtual Library: History: German History(1963 clicks)
    The WWW site for German History
  • Walter Langer, A Psychological Analysis of Adolph Hitler(2529 clicks)
    Langer, in collaboration with others, did this analysis of Hitler for the Office of Stategic Service, the forerunner of the CIA.
  • Weimar and Russia: Is There An Analogy?(1920 clicks)
    By Harold James. "In Weimar Germany, a strong current of thought suggestted that something happened at home, not on the battlefield, that destroyed Germany as a great power. Russians are facing exactly the same kind of problem, and some are offering the same kind of analysis, that the Soviet Union disintegrated not because of any external failure, but because of internal failure."
  • Weimar Photos(732 clicks)
    Mary Evans Picture Library: "The Weimar Archive is an important collection of German history, politics and culture from the end of the First World War, leading up to, and including, World War II."
  • Weimar Republic(2435 clicks)
    "The Weimar Republic was the government that preceded the Nazi government. The birth of this government was at the defeat end of the First World War. After four long years of devastating warfare, the new government was left with the unhappy task and responsibility of peace negotiations. The Republic was forced to sign a treaty that placed the blame of the way solely on the shoulders of the distraught Germans. It was then the burdened government began its falter."
  • Werner von Siemens: Inventor and International Entrepreneur(783 clicks)
    By Wilfried Feldenkirchen. Ohio State University Press book.
  • Westerbork Concentration Camp Money, 1944 Issues(1263 clicks)
  • White Rose(1220 clicks)
  • Working for armament in World War II: Forced Labour in Hagen 1939-1945(1829 clicks)
    "Due to the increased armament production and the recruitment of the German workforce for military service the industry in Hagen was no longer able to meet the demands of the Wehrmacht without the employment of hired foreign workers, slave labourers from both Eastern and Western Europe, and prisoners of war. More and more forced, slave labourers and prisoners of war were requested from the labour exchange in Hagen and the arms commando in Dortmund since 1941 and employed in the armament factories."