These identity cards are designed to help students make personal connections with the victims of the Holocaust, and could be used before a novel study or a history lesson. Included: *37 ID cards (Jewish, Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses, accused homosexuals, mentally ill, and the “righteous”) with a photo of the victim, his/her name, date of birth, place of birth, and a description of their life before Hitler came to power, before World War II, and after WWII began. *"newspaper" revealing fates
World War I Hitler vs Treaty of Versailles Primary Source Analysis takes students to Germany 1923. Students analyze Hitler’s speech on the Treaty of Versailles and learn treaty’s affects on the German people as well as its contribution to Hitler and birth of World War II . Some knowledge of the Treaty of Versailles is required for the understanding of this document. For younger students however, a teacher's guidance is suggested.
Octogenarian Jack Hill, wrote from Tamworth in the 1970s to Charlie Chaplin he was not of south London, but that he had entered the world "in a caravan [that] belonged to the Gypsy Queen, who was my auntie. You were born on the Black Patch in Smethwick near Birmingham." Birth certificate never located. Mother, Hannah (ne: Hill) was descended from a travelling family. In the 1880s, the Black Patch was a thriving Romany community on the industrial edge of Birmingham.
Grim beyond their years, boys belonging to the Hitlerjugend (Hitler Youth) turn eyes at a Nazi rally. Their belt buckles carry the stern motto: "Blood and Honor". The Hitlerjugend admitted children at the age of 10, and continued until the age of 18. It was organized on a military pattern and prepared a young man to become a soldier or an SS. The young men were indoctrinated with the Nazi ideology.