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