Aims of the 'Big Three' at Versailles

The state of Europe at the end of the First World War and the Paris Peace negotiations.

Chamberlain's attempts to keep the peace through appeasement

An examination of Chamberlain's motivation for appeasement and Hitler's response.

Coal miners - a woman's work

A look at the lives of the miners' wives who were running the family home.

Contents of the Treaty of Versailles

The main clauses of the Treaty of Versailles are outlined.

Entering the Coal House cottages

First sight of the miners' cottages from 1927, focusing on the lack of amenities.

German children and the Hitler Youth

The Hitler Youth was formed to prepare young men for war.

Girls and boys in Nazi Germany

A brief review of the contrasting experiences of girls and boys in Nazi Germany, 1933-1939

Hitler annexes the Rhineland and Austria

An examination of Hitler's actions in the Rhineland and Austria.

Hitler's reoccupation of the Rhineland

The German reoccupation of the Rhineland and its background.

Hitler's rise to power

The role Hitler played in the rise of the Nazis is explored.