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World War II: Crash Course World History #38

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War II. Finally, a war with some color film! So, here at Crash Course we try to make history reasonably entertaining, and fortunately, World War II was hilarious…said no one ever. Mr. Green, Mr. Green! Is this, …

Objective History: Brandenburg

Objective History: Brandenburg

The historic principality of Brandenburg originated as a margravate, or mark that was an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire Brandenburg was the nucleus of the dynastic power on which the kingdom of Prussia was founded and it was merged administratively with that kingdom in 1701 It became a province of Prussia in 1815 and …

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

Historique du Fallschirmjäger Regiment 5

History of the FJR 5 It was in May 1942 that the 5th Fallschirmjäger regiment was created on the training ground of Gross-Born in Pomerania. It’s then sent, in July 1942, for training camp Mourmelon, southeast of Reims. The 2nd Battalion was attached as KampfgrupperHübner to the Ramcke Brigade for use in the North of …

History of nuclear power

History of nuclear power

We begin in 1896. In Paris, physicist Henri Becquerel accidentally discovers during an experiment that uranium leaves a trace — or darkens — a photographic plate without any other light source. He concludes that uranium naturally emits a ray he calls “uranique” in French. In the following years, physicists Pierre and Marie Curie discover other …

Virtually History: The Berlin Wall

Virtually History: The Berlin Wall

(cheering) (narrator): 30 years ago the Berlin Wall fell. It ripped through the city, tearing families apart, and turning lives upside down. Now, a group of people are stepping back in time. Are you ready to go? – Yes. – To experience the Wall again. (Hannah): What on earth? – Three YouTube Creators… – Oh, …