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View Resource Hitler's Unwanted Children: Children with Disabilities, Orphans, juvenile Delinquents and Non-Conformist Young People In Nazi Germany

The Nizkor Project has recently posted a fine paper by Sally M. Rogow, Professor Emerita of the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia. Rogow's paper carefully examines the Nazi state's attitudes and actions towards children who did not measure up to the party's social and biological criteria.
View Resource German Propaganda Archive

Compiled by Calvin College Professor of Communications and Sciences Randall Bytwerk from a wide variety of sources, this site offers a good cross-section of translated propaganda material from Nazi Germany and the German Democratic Republic (GDR). The archive is organized topically under each regime. For instance, the Nazi Germany section contains speeches and essays from leaders (including 65...
View Resource The Berlin Airlift

This new addition to the Harry S. Truman Library's digital archives (see the July 17, 1998 Scout Report) commemorates the 1948-49 Berlin airlift, with primary documents, photos, and excerpts from a history of the airlift. The site features thirteen collections of primary materials, including declassified CIA reports and State Department research folders, Cabinet meeting minutes, letters, and press...
View Resource Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals 1933-1945

This new online exhibit from the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum offers some valuable insights into the persecution of homosexuals by the National Socialist government under Adolf Hitler. The exhibit begins by recounting the story of Richard Grune, an artist who had trained at the Bauhaus school, who was identified by the Nazis in 1934 and later spent the entirety of World War II in the...