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Get insight into the experiences of soldiers in World War I through poetry and literature excerpts.
Consider why some young people in Nazi Germany chose to drop out of Hitler youth organizations with this story about a former Hitler Youth member.
Learn how the Nazis imposed their racial hierarchy on the people of Poland during the German occupation.
Consider the connection between science and human values, and reflect on how the Nazis used their beliefs to justify making mass murder as efficient as possible.
Learn about the early development of apartheid as the white South African government formed a legal system of racial hierarchy and non-white South Africans resisted these laws.
Learn about the Nazis’ creation of death camps designed exclusively to carry out mass murder.
Learn about how the Allies established the international tribunal that was responsible for conducting the trials of Germany’s leaders after World War II.
Read a Jewish partisan’s account of how his unit gained the trust and respect of the local population while resisting the Germans.
Evaluate the state of World War II in 1941 using maps and historical context.
Reflect on the true story of a father who dared to challenge the education his children received in Nazi Germany.
Writer Mtutuzeli Matshoba provides a vivid account of life under apartheid through the story of his friend who was forcibly ejected from his home.