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  • The Somme
  • Ypres
  • The Rise of Hitler
  • The Great Depression

 

Gallipoli

“World War 1: 1914-1916” by Jane H. Gould.

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Battle of Gallipoli: Video and article. The article includes Launch of the Gallipoli Campaign / Gallipoli Land Invasion Begins / Decision to Evacuate Gallipoli.

Gallipoli Campaign 1915: Includes Background tot eh campaign / Preparations in Egypt / Original plans / Map of the landings / Summary of the campaign.

Verdun

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World War I: Battle of Verdun – the article includes: Background / The Late Offensive / Changing Strategies / French leaders / German leaders / Casualties / French moving ahead / Aftermath.

A Brief Look at the Battle of Verdun (21 February – 18 December 1916): Historic Events. This article is on the Mémorial de Verdun website and includes: Why did the battle occur / The main phases of the battle / The symbolic effect of the Battle of Verdun.

10 Things You May Not Know About The Battle of Verdun. Includes a video and an article exploring some surprising facts…

“World War 1: 1914-1916” by Jane H. Gould.

The Somme

“World War 1: 1914-1916” by Jane H. Gould.

“World War 1: 1917-1918” by Robert Walker.

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The Great War 1914-1918 : Battles of The Somme

Sections can be expanded and include: The Great War arrives in Picardy / Somme Battles 1914 / 1915 / Some Battles 1916 / Some Battles 1918 / Related Topics.

Battle of the Somme

This article discusses the battle which took place in 1916. It includes: Battle begins – July 1, 1916 / Trench warfare and War of attrition / Tanks join the battle / Legacy of the Battle of the Somme / Sources.

Ypres

“World War 1: 1914-1916” by Jane H. Gould.

“World War 1: 1917-1918” by Robert Walker.

Ypres, Battles of

Headings include: Introduction / The First Battle of Ypres 1914 / The Seconda Battle of Ypres 1915 /  The Thiurd Battle of Ypres 1917 / Post-War Commemporation

The Great War 1914-1918 : Battles of the Ypres Salient

Headigns include: The Great War arrives at Ypres / Ypres Salient Battles 1914 / Ypres Salient Battles 1915 / Ypres Salient Battles 1917 / Ypres Salient Battles 1918

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First Battle of Ypres

This pages leads to three short articles on the Battle of Ypres, including: Germans capture Langemarck during First Battle of Ypres / Germans release statement on use of poison gas at Ypres / First Battle of Ypres. If you then use the search tool you can discover over 100 more articles

The Rise of Hitler

“World Leaders: Adolf Hitler” – Biography on Newsela.

Hitler’s Rise to Power

9 minute video describing how Adolf Hitler became a powerful political figure in Weimar Germany in the aftermath of World War I. Includes the transcript in English, Spanish and French

Hitler Comes to Power

Headings include: What was Germany like in the early 1920s? / What was the Nazi party like in the 1920s? / What was the German economic and political situation like in the early 1930s? / How did Adilf Hitler and the Nazi Party attract votersin the early 1930s? / How did Adolf Hitler come to power in 1933? / Map / Key dates.

How did Hitler Rise to Power?

Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, could ever have risen to power in a democratic country. So how did it happen, and could it happen again? 

Adolf Hitler

Headings include: Early life / Military Career / Nazi Party / Beef Hall Putsch / Aryan Race / Ther Schutzsaffel (SS)…

Euro Docs

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The Great Depression

Great Depression

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A Short History of the Great Depression

Headings include: The Stock Market Crash / Unemploymnet / The Dust Bowl / Riding the Rails / Roosevelt and the New Deal / The End of the Great Depression… Also includes a short video: What led to the Great Depression. More articles listed at the bottom of the page.

Great Depression Facts for Kids

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Great Depression and New Deal: a General Resource Guide

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