Michael Burleigh

Ike and Obama

President Obama has more in common with Dwight D. Eisenhower than any other of his predecessors, says Michael Burleigh.

Deutschland Uber Alles?

Michael Burleigh examines how the impact of German unification has affected the evaluation of the country's history from both sides of the former divide.

Secret History (iv)

Must the historians be morally neutral on the subject he or she investigates? Michael Burleigh offers a personal view.

'...And Tomorrow the Whole World'

What would Europe (and Britain) have looked like if Hitler had won the war? Michael Burleigh unveils a fascinating, if chilling panorama of megalomaniac architecture and social engineering.

Euthanasia and the Third Reich

Michael Burleigh describes how the traditional debate over euthanasia was given a perverted twist by the Nazi use of it for a campaign of mass extermination, and the films and actors they used to enlist support for it.

Albert Brackmann & the Nazi Adjustment of History

Michael Burleigh charts the career of one of the pillars of the German scholarly establishment under the Third Reich an invaluable middle-man in 're-educating' his pupils and massaging research to suit Nazi ideology.