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Get insight into how a commander at a Nazi death camp viewed his victims and coped with his actions (Spanish available).
Gain insight into a growing wariness of Hitler in the mid-1930s through a German police report and a letter from a US diplomat.
Read a telegram exchange between Kaiser Wilhelm of Germany and Tsar Nicholas of Russia in which the leaders attempt to prevent World War I.
Learn about psychologist Stanley Milgram’s experiments on obedience and the insight they offer into the motives of Nazi perpetrators.
Gain insight into the devastating poverty, unemployment, and hopelessness experienced by Germans during the Great Depression.
Learn about the non-aggression pact forged by Hitler and Stalin in 1939, the pact’s secret clauses, and the role of propaganda.
Consider how nations around the world responded to the Jewish refugee crisis created by Nazi Germany's annexation of Austria.
Learn about the memo that urged President Roosevelt to step up US efforts to rescue Jews from the Nazis, and led him to establish the War Refugee Board.
Survivors of the ghetto-camp Terezin share stories about their underground publication Vedem and other acts of spiritual resistance.
Hanna Lévy-Hass, a Jewish woman from Yugoslavia, describes her treacherous journey between camps as Germany retreated from Eastern Europe.
Consider a Swiss merchant’s account of how his German colleagues responded to the events of Kristallnacht (Spanish available).