Marlborough College Summer School

Germany

The past is another country because we do things differently here. Even before the witnesses...

Good Germans should like Churchill, because the British prime minister was the most dogged...

Harold Nicolson assesses the impact of the German minister in the post Bismarck era.

Hitler had taken enthusiastically to his years in the army during the first World War. D.C. Watt describes how, afterwards, the future führer worked with equal zeal — and served his political apprenticeship — as a propagandist for a Bavarian counter-revolutionary army group.

The conflagration of the Reichstag provided Hitler with a heaven-sent opportunity. But, writes A.J.P. Taylor, the theory that the Nazis had planned it themselves now appears to be entirely baseless.

Through a succession of crises, writes Philip Windsor, including those of the Airlift and the Wall, the West has for seventeen years maintained an apparently untenable position in Berlin.

Michael D. Richards profiles the Marxist Revolutionary whose life was devoted to the Communist and Socialist movements in Poland and Germany.

At the close of the First World War, writes David WoodwardGerman Sailors were the forerunners of general revolt against the imperial system.

For German national identity, winter is a metaphor that keeps on giving.

All the Nazi leaders had a talent for self-dramatization. None, writes Robert Koehl, was more enamoured of the role he had chosen than Heinrich Himmler.