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Lecture 3 – Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony – Browning – Bogdanow lectures 2015

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25 feb. 2015

Lecture 3 – Holocaust History and Survivor Testimony: The Case of the Starachowice Factory Slave Labor Camps.
The annual Bogdanow Lectures are presented at the University of Manchester, UK.

Hitler and the Decisions for the Final Solution: Christopher Browning

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27 jan. 2015

Historians have long debated Hitler’s role in the decision-making process that led to the Final Solution. Christopher Browning will consider documents that came to light after the fall of communism and the opening of East European archives in 1989. He argues there were two incremental decision- making processes. The first, which reached closure in July 1941, sealed the fate of Soviet Jews, while the second (October 1941), sealed the fate of European Jews.
Co-presented by the Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation at Monash University.

1 Evolution Of Evil E05: Adolf Hitler | Full Documentary

27 apr. 2018

Hitler’s ascent from high school dropout to the most evil dictator of the world.
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2 Adolf Hitler – The Rise of a Fanatical Führer

30 apr. 2019

Host – Simon Whistler
Author – Shannon Quinn
Producer – Jennifer Da Silva
Executive Producer – Shell Harris

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3 This Video Exposes Hitler’s Secret Illness

12 mrt. 2014

This propaganda footage, shot right before the fall of the Third Reich, was supposed to be destroyed. And for good reason – it reveals the medical condition Hitler tried to hide.

4 How & Why Germans Bought Hitler’s Pitch

27 sep. 2017

Get the entire film at This clip from a 1 hour PBS television documentary I made called ” How Hitler Lost the War.” The film takes a unique point of view. Rather than talking about who won the war, my colleagues and I explored what Hitler did that helped lose Germany the war. Although it happened so long ago, it is still a frightening story. Some of the interviews I conducted in this segment were fascinating to me and I hope they are to you as well.

5 How & Why Germans Bought Hitler’s Pitch

27 sep. 2017

Get the entire film at This clip from a 1 hour PBS television documentary I made called ” How Hitler Lost the War.” The film takes a unique point of view. Rather than talking about who won the war, my colleagues and I explored what Hitler did that helped lose Germany the war. Although it happened so long ago, it is still a frightening story. Some of the interviews I conducted in this segment were fascinating to me and I hope they are to you as well.

6 – I Asked German Experts Why Germans Followed Hitler

25 jan. 2019

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This clip from a 1 hour PBS television documentary I made called ” How Hitler Lost the War.” I found these incredible old German pilots and historians fascinating. 

7 How Hitler Gained Absolute Power In Germany | Impossible Peace | Timeline

30 jul. 2020

New leaders come to power around the world, from Roosevelt in the United States to Hitler in Germany, while Japan consolidates its invasion of China’s north east and militarism triumphs.

8 The Secrets of Hitler’s Life | Hitler: Rise And Fall


17 nov. 2018

How did Hitler go from teenage loner to German national hero and Fuhrer? More4 presents the definitive guide to the world’s most evil dictator.

9 The Secret Plot To Kill Hitler | Operation Valkyrie | Timeline 

1 sep. 2018

Operation Valkyrie: The Plot To Kill Hitler is the definitive film on Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg and the ‘Valkyrie’ conspiracy to assassinate Hitler on 20th July, 1944. Produced in collaboration with the official German Foundation dedicated to the memory of the conspirators, it features testimonials and eyewitness accounts from all of the aristocratic families involved in the plot, including the last living conspirator to escape Hitler’s wrath, and Maria Countess von Stauffenberg who knew Claus all her life.

The film also features leading scholars and historians on the conspiracy such as Prof. Peter Hoffmann, author of the biography “Stauffenberg”, and Prof. Ian Kershaw, renowned World War II scholar and BBC consultant. Operation Valkyrie: The Plot To Kill Hitler is illustrated with rare footage of Hitler’s inner circle, including colour home movies shot by Hitler’s lover Eva Braun, as well as a painstakingly researched dramatisation of the actual assassination attempt, and a detailed CG reconstruction of Wolfschanze or “Wolf’s Lair”, Hitler’s military headquarters near Rastenburg, where the assassination attempt took place.

For anyone interested in the real story of the Wehrmacht resistance and the Stauffenberg conspiracy in particular, this is a must-have documentary and the definitive record of what happened before and after the pivotal events of 20th July, 1944. Documentary first broadcast in 2008.

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10 The Plot To Kill Hitler – Appointment With Destiny

22 dec. 2017

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11 What Happened When Hitler Broke The Treaty Of Versailles? | Total War | War Stories

9 okt. 2020

Hitler disobeyed the call for German disarmament as early as 1933. By 1935, the world knew he had broken the terms for world peace. This meant the rest of the western world could only mobilise too…
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12 Theodor Morell Documentary – Biography of the life of Hitler’s Doctor Theodor Morell

12 feb. 2019

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13 What Really Happened During Hitler’s Final Hours In The Führerbunker?

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8 apr. 2022

What Really Happened During Hitler’s Final Hours In The Führerbunker?
Did Hitler shoot himself in the Führerbunker, or did he slip past the Soviets and escape to South America? There have been innumerable documentaries, newspaper articles and twitter threads written by conspiracy theorists to back up the case for escape.
Luke Daly Groves has made it his mission to take on the conspiracy theorists, and smash their arguments using historical method. With the help of recently declassified MI5 files, previously unpublished sketches of Hitler’s bunker and eyewitness accounts of intelligence officers, this made for a fascinating discussion. 
Warning: Contains some strong language.

14 How Hitler Invaded Half Of Europe | Greatest Events of World War 2 In Colour

28 jul. 2019

Historians discuss how Adolf Hitler build his Nazi empire and invaded the surrounding European counties during World War II to expand his German army.

15 Hitler – OverSimplified (Part 1)

16 Hitler – OverSimplified (Part 2)

17 How did Hitler rise to power? – Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard

18 jul. 2016

Decades after the fall of the Third Reich, it feels impossible to understand how Adolf Hitler, the tyrant who orchestrated one of the largest genocides in human history, could ever have risen to power in a democratic country. So how did it happen, and could it happen again? Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard dive into the history and circumstances that allowed Hitler to become Führer of Germany.
Lesson by Alex Gendler and Anthony Hazard, animation by Uncle Ginger.

18 Hitler’s Biggest Mistake Of The War | Warlords: Hitler vs Stalin | Timeline

12 okt. 2017

The personalities and spectres of Adolf Hitler and Joseph Stalin loom large in the events of the twentieth Century. They were similar in some respects and yet very different in others.
The first in a series that examines the interaction of the leading protagonists of WW2, this program looks in some depth at the nature of the relationship and interaction of these two ‘warlords’. The use of primary materials and memoirs as sources gives the psycho-historical analysis some substance.
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19 Hitler and Eva Braun’s Disturbing Wedding

20 nov. 2015

For 14 years, Hitler refused to marry his mistress Eva Braun, fearing it would alienate his female fans. Toward the end of his reign, he changed his mind–but their wedding came with a sinister caveat.
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20 Inside Nazi Germany

29 dec. 2014

Private amateur films capturing life under the Nazi regime from the inside include footage shot by Hitler’s secret mistress of Nazi officials at leisure, Hitler greeting jubilant crowds in Vienna upon the German annexation of Austria in March 1938, and the violent backlash against Jews there, and the Nazi invasion of Poland.

21 How The Nazi Party Began | Germany’s Fatal Attraction | Timeline


16 jan. 2021

Explores the genesis of the National Socialist Party, and how a failed artist and career soldier of the First World War would become one of the most prolific dictators and of modern history…

22 “Harry’s Story” – Memories of Hiding Jews and Nazi Brutality during WWII

26 okt. 2017

Harry Andringa was only 9 years old and living in Holland when Adolf Hitler’s Nazis invaded the Netherlands. Harry’s family endured the horrors and atrocities of the Nazi regime for 5 years until Holland was liberated by the Allies.
Many families including Harry’s hid Jewish children to prevent them from being sent to concentration camps. This documentary includes a interview with Harry and supported by vintage war footage from the Canadian Army Newsreels – courtesy of the National Film Board of Canada.
Harry used to visit local schools during Remembrance Day services and other times when he was invited to talk to students about WWII. His story is preserved in this documentary so it will not be forgotten. Please share with others. Thank You!

23 “Gestapo” Müller – Hunting Hitler’s Secret Police Chief


6 okt. 2020

What happened to the greatly feared SS General Heinrich Müller, head of the infamous Gestapo. Last seen in Hitler’s bunker the day after Hitler’s suicide, he simply disappeared into thin air. This programme examines the worldwide hunt for him, and the theories of Gestapo Müller’s ultimate fate. Dr. Mark Felton is a well-known British historian, the author of 22 non-fiction books, including bestsellers ‘Zero Night’ and ‘Castle of the Eagles’, both currently being developed into movies in Hollywood. In addition to writing, Mark also appears regularly in television documentaries around the world, including on The History Channel, Netflix, National Geographic, Quest, American Heroes Channel and RMC Decouverte. His books have formed the background to several TV and radio documentaries.

24 Truth & Conviction: The Helmuth Hubener Story (Teenage Nazi resistance fighter)

9 jul. 2017

In 1941, after Hitler’s Nazi Regime had seized unbelievable control over the German people, Helmuth Hubener & two friends from his Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Branch formed a resistance group. The three of them printed & distributed flyers though Hamburg that denounced Hitler and his propaganda machine. This is their story.

25 The Baby Born in a Concentration Camp Part 1

23 mrt. 2013

BBC – Eva Clarke and Anka Bergman

26 The Baby Born in a Concentration Camp Part 2

23 mrt. 2013

BBC – Eva Clarke and Anka Bergman

27 Why Did the Holocaust Happen?

23 jan. 2017

On January 17, 2017 historian Peter Hayes spoke at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum to discuss his new book, “Why? Explaining the Holocaust.” In his book, Hayes addresses what scholars know about the Holocaust, and answers important questions including: Why were Jews the primary victims? Why were Germans the instigators? Why did murder become the “Final Solution”? And, why didn’t the international community do more to help?

28 The Downfall Of Nazi Germany | Germany’s Fatal Attraction | Timeline

30 jan. 2021

The end of the war meant the end of Hitler himself. Explores how Hitler’s popularity began to wane after the tide of WW2 began to turn, and explores how his legacy still persists in the far right to this day.

29 The Warsaw Ghetto | DW Documentary

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27 jan. 2021

A Polish businessman risked his life to film everyday life in the Warsaw Ghetto. These harrowing 8 mm movies were stored for decades in archives, and are shown publicly for the first time in this documentary.

The Warsaw Ghetto was located in the heart of the Polish capital. In November 1940, one year after Germany invaded Poland, the occupation authorities completed work on a three-meter-high wall that surrounded the ghetto. The Jewish residents were sealed off from the outside world. The ghetto was intended to serve as a concentration camp for Jews from all over Europe. They would later be deported to the extermination camp at Treblinka.

As many as 500,000 people were rounded up and herded into the ghetto. The films shown in this documentary portray the daily lives of those who lived there. Food and clean water were in short supply. The Germans demolished the ghetto in May 1943, and sent the residents to concentration- or extermination camps. Today, a series of memorial plaques marks the district’s boundaries. In this documentary, witnesses describe what life was like in Warsaw before the German invasion, and provide graphic accounts of life in the ghetto.


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30 Antisemitism in Europe | DW Documentary

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8 nov. 2018

Has antisemitism returned to Europe? Our documentary asks: what is it like to be a Jew in Germany, Poland and France today?

Fear has returned to Europe. Jewish people are afraid of attacks in the street and their children report bullying at school. Cemeteries have been desecrated and hate slogans chanted at parades. Reporters Andreas Morell and Johanna Hasse set out to investigate Europe’s reawakened nationalism and find rising anti-Semitism, especially in Poland. Why does anti-Semitism still exist in society? Why are some prejudices apparently impossible to eradicate? France has even witnessed violent attacks against Jews in recent years, which has led to an increase in emigration of French Jews to Israel. The finger of blame for this new anti-Semitism is usually pointed at Muslims. Morell and Hasse talk to historians and philosophers such as Georges Bensoussan and Elisabeth Badinter, as well as with Rabbi Michel Serfaty, who has tried to mediate between the religions for many years. But when they return to Germany, they realize the same problems exist here too. Perhaps Germany has been too preoccupied with finding solutions and dealing with the idea that anti-Semitism is an immutable problem instead of a social challenge to be confronted. The documentary is an inventory of anti-Semitism in Europe, a film about people caught between despair and hope, and resignation and resistance.

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31 Hidden Children and the Holocaust at MTSU — John Koenigsberg

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17 okt. 2013

Holocaust survivors who were forced to spend their childhood years in hiding shared some of their wisdom with middle school and high school students Tuesday, Oct. 15, at MTSU.

John Koenigsberg told how they were spirited away from their birth families and placed with other families as Nazi Germany sought to exterminate Jews throughout occupied Europe.

The Tennessee Holocaust Commission conducted the gathering as part of the university’s Biennial International Holocaust Studies Conference, which continues through Friday, Oct. 18.

Koenigsberg praised his parents, both of whom worked at a Jewish hospital in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, for giving up their only child when he was five-and-a-half years old.

His parents ensured his safety by telling the Gestapo he was ill. Koenigsberg was rushed to the hospital, where he underwent a fake appendectomy. Later, he was placed with a Catholic family miles away in the province of Limberg, where he pretended to be the family’s sickly cousin.

Koenigsberg worked to ensure that the family who concealed his true identity received the honor of “Righteous Among Nations,” the highest honor Israel bestows on non-Jews.

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32 Kindertransport: A Journey to Life [2012] – Newsnight

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1 dec. 2015

Newsnight meets some of the children who came to Britain on the Kindertransport scheme, over 75 years ago. Subscribe to our channel here:

The Kindertransport (Children’s Transport) was a unique humanitarian rescue programme which ran between November 1938 and September 1939.

Approximately 10,000 children, the majority of whom were Jewish, were sent from their homes and families in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia to Great Britain.

This film, produced by Maria Polachowska, contains one of the last interviews with Sir Nicholas Winton, who for nine months in 1939 singlehandedly rescued 669 children from Czechoslovakia, bringing them to the UK and thereby sparing them from the horrors of the Holocaust.

* THIS FIRST AIRED IN THE SUMMER OF 2012, and has been shortlisted for the IWM Short Film Festival 2016 *

Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews.

33 Journeys to Safety: Memories of the Kindertransport

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21 jan. 2014

This is our second short film to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. Prior to World War II, many children made journeys through Europe to escape the Nazis and the growing wave of anti-Semitism. The memories of those who travelled to safety as part of the Kindertransport programme are shared. The film also marks the 75th Anniversary of the Kindertransport programme (1938 – 2013).

Initiated by appeals from British Jewish leaders and non-Jewish agencies to the British Government, the Kindertransport was an organised programme to allow the temporary admission of unaccompanied children and teenagers up to the age of 17 years into the United Kingdom prior to the outset of World War II.

The first transports left Berlin on 1 December 1938, the last left Germany on September 1 1939. In all, nearly 10,000 mainly Jewish children escaped certain death had they remained in Nazi occupied Europe.

34 The Silence After The End | Destruction (Nazi Doctors Documentary) | Timeline

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26 mrt. 2020

The silence after evil rings the loudest…
In KZ Auschwitz, infamous Nazi doctors as Mengele and Schumann performed horrible and mostly fatal experiments “in vivo” on thousands of deportees, women, men and children, in order to find ways of fast and massive sterilization of “inferior races”, and methods to promote the fertility of the German “Herrenvolk”
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Pia Messing
My grandfather was polish. Married a German. My mother was born in 1933. My grandmother hid people in the attic. She listened to the BBC in the basement. She had to prove her family was totally German and that my grandfather wasn’t polish. She is my hero. She gave me my honor code. Along with my English father. Please don’t ever take anything for granted. If we forget, one day, it could be YOU.
judgedreads XX
I may be a millennial, but my family and grandparents told me to learn all types of history and to dig for things that the schools won’t teach and it stuns me how blind and ignorant some of my own generation don’t know this stuff. We are truly doomed to repeat history, the way some of them talk.
Bayden Thomas
‘..but I will be happy if my writings reach you, free citizen of the world..’ it reached me sir and my heart cries for what you and your brothers and sisters suffered.
Donna Winchester
The only thing needed for evil to prevail is for good men to stand by and do nothing.
The sick thing is there are massive amounts of humans walking the planet who would do this again.
Underground Perfection
We visited a few years ago, nothing prepared you for it really . Words just don’t express . For me the unloading bay or where train stopped was the worst part. Where life changing ,stopped, torn apart , fear ,tears things we just can’t understand . Everyone should be made visit here or other camps in their life to learn, and understand and to respect those who experienced it. So they are not forgotten, they must not be forgotten.
Michael Hoggarth
There isn’t any words to describe this……. I visited this place… I watched grown men cry but we will never know how the people/children felt….. But I do know this never should be forgotten…… Cruelty, Torture and slow death shouldn’t excist ….. But there are wicked monsters living today that should be wiped out… Evil really excists. ….. May all these people rest in peace and NEVER be forgotten….
It’s so interesting to me that if they truly believed in what they were doing was the right thing, then why did they try to hide it at the end? Total evil.
“Thou shalt not be a victim, thou shalt not be a perpetrator, but, above all, thou shalt not be a bystander.” ~ Yehuda Bauer
Jamie Keller
May the souls of the departed rest in peace.
David Holt
It’s also frightening that there are still many sick people who deny the holocaust despite all of the evidence.

35 Hoe straf was in nazi-concentratiekampen

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19 okt. 2021

Humanity is the most civilized and morality-driven species that we are aware of. No matter how much we advance and evolve as a collective race, every now and then actions of some of us embarrass the entire humankind.
The Holocaust was one such unfortunate affair that brought humanity shame. The aftermath of the atrocities carried out at Auschwitz and more than forty thousand other concentration camps still resonates in the history of the world we live in. But sometimes no matter how disconcerting the truth is, it needs to be discussed, retold, and recalled so we can make sure that those certain parts of history are never repeated ever again. 
Welcome to Nutty History, today we discuss the punishments endured in Nazi concentration camps. Viewer discretion is advised.
Chapter Timestamps
0.00 Intro to mid-roll ads
0:50 Homeless and Humiliated
2:37 A special camp for Children
6:35 Harassment of Women in Camps
7:39 No Food No Light
9:20 Evil Experiments

36 Surviving the Holocaust – Uncovering secret hideouts | DW Documentary

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25 jan. 2022

Natalia Romik has uncovered incredible Holocaust-era hideouts used by Jews in Poland. In one case, it was a 600-year-old oak tree, in another an underground bunker at a cemetery. Each one reveals amazing stories of survival against the odds. 
Researcher Natalia Romik is actively engaged in ensuring the past is not forgotten. Her work has focused on searching for hideouts used by Polish Jews during the Holocaust to escape deportation to the death camps. We watch as she uncovers the entrance to an underground bunker where up to 30 people are said to have taken refuge. 
In the Carpathian Mountains, she examines a 650-year-old oak tree dubbed “Józef” that was once printed on the Polish 100 Zloty bill. Two brothers are said to have spent several years living in the hollowed out trunk of the tree, all to escape the horrors of the Holocaust. 
Through Natalia Romik’s research it becomes clear that these hideouts are like silent monuments to the trauma of the past, and to their former residents’ incredible will to survive, highlighting a resourcefulness borne out of desperation.

37 Health Inspector Visits The World’s Grossest Kitchen

20 mrt. 2020

At the end of the day, it’s about creating delicious food. You can worry
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