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Our Year – Back in Touch with WW2 History

Our Year – Back in Touch with WW2 History

(Dramatic music) We are back! I want to invite you all on this adventure. This time we are in the Ardennes Forest, we just arrived in Germany, Eastern part of Germany, and we’re going to visit an old military base. Hey man Good to see you. (Dramatic music) You’re watching Metal Detecting WW2 Battlegrounds. (Dramatic …

Why did People vote for Hitler?

Why did People vote for Hitler?

A Patron of mine, Naama, asked the following questions – “I’ve been trying to find an explanation about – why did the German people vote Hitler into power? Or how ever did their system work back then? Hitler was popular, but why was that? What other political parties were there, and what were they offering? …

The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

The Hindenburg Disaster (The Titanic of the Sky)

It’s 1937, and you’re just an average German who’s won the opportunity of a lifetime, first class accommodations aboard Nazi Germany’s premier airship, the Hindenburg. The Hindenburg is the height of luxury, and a sixty-plus flight veteran of the world’s first airline, DELAG- which stands for something in German that we don’t feel our narrator …

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

It’s December, 1944, and the Nazis are on the attack. You’re a soldier in the Allied forces pushing forward to liberate France, Belgium, and beyond. But progress toward Germany has slowed. You’d been at the front for just days1 when the enemy launched a surprise assault. Now, you and your brothers-in-arms struggle to hold a …

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

World War II was a time of terror that brought out the worst in many. Yet even in the darkest, most desperate times people joined together to fight against the wicked in positions of authority, even when the consequence they would face was often certain death. Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler are two such men …