The worst maritime disaster in history is still little known outside Germany.
In the event of a successful Nazi invasion of Britian, Adolf Hitler proposed rural Shropshire as his headquarters. Roger Moorhouse explores why he would have chosen such a location.
A new book challenges the traditional view of Krupp as simply an avaricious armourer.
A rare examination into the life of one of the Third Reich's most imporant, yet less well known, figures.
Antony Beevor, author of a new account of the Second World War, talks to Roger Moorhouse about the importance of narrative and why he thinks new technology is not the future for history in a post-literate age.
Roger Moorhouse is impressed by a valuable contribution to an under-known chapter of Europe's modern history.
Albert Speer’s plan to transform Berlin into the capital of a 1,000-year Reich would have created a vast monument to misanthropy, as Roger Moorhouse explains.
Roger Moorhouse on a book that provides a powerful antidote to fashionable nostalgia for life in the GDR.
Roger Moorhouse reviews Daniel Blatman's study of the 'death marches' at the end of the Second World War.
Roger Moorhouse revisits a perceptive article by John Erickson on the Nazi invasion of the Soviet Union, first published in History Today in 2001, its insights born of a brief period of Russian openness.
Roger Moorhouse reviews an innovative history of an iconic weapon.
Roger Moorhouse reviews a book by Hester Vaizey
As the daily life of Berlin's Jews became even more difficult under the Nazi regime, rumour and hearsay grew about the fate of those 'evacuated' to the east. How much, asks Roger Moorhouse, did ordinary Berliners know about the fate of their neighbours and was the Holocaust literally unimaginable to the German capital's ordinary citizens, Gentile or Jew?
A project to restore one of the Polish city’s 20th-century monuments has turned into a cultural battleground, writes Roger Moorhouse.
A mysterious child from northern Germany, portrayed by William Kent on the King’s Grand Staircase, became one of the sensations of the Georgian age, as Roger Moorhouse explains.
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