Third Reich

The Nazis Enter History

Will current crises make it possible to study the ‘uniquely evil’ Third Reich as if it were just another period of the past?

1933: Death of a Democracy

On 1 January 1933, Germany was a democracy with a range of political parties. By the end of the year its parliament was a rubber stamp for Adolf Hitler’s will.

Himmler's Witch Hunt

The Third Reich’s obsession with a pure Germanic past led to a renewed interest in the witch hunts of early modern Germany.