When in February 1918, the German politician Prince Max of Baden asked his country's military dictator, Erich Ludendorff, what would happen if the latter's spring offensive failed, he replied, “Then Germany will just have to suffer annihilation”.
Shortly before midday on 9 November 1923, around 3,000 far-right insurgents began marching on Munich, Germany's second largest city in the south of the country.
Eight decades ago in the late summer of 1940 the Wehrmacht's generals, at Adolf Hitler's behest, were beginning preparations for a massive invasion of the USSR. Morale within the German Army was very good indeed, for obvious reasons.
Europe would be suffering from an acute identity crisis aggravated by the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent entry into recession of the Eurozone economies, which will sharpen centrifugal forces, so the disappearance of the curre
Three-quarters of a century ago the Third Reich lay in ruins, its ruler Adolf Hitler dead, having shot himself in the right temple with his 7.65mm pistol on 30 April 1945. Hitler had refused to leave Berlin over previous days, knowingly sealing hi
Three-quarters of a century ago, on 21 April 1945 the Soviet Army had encircled Berlin and was unleashing its final attack upon Nazi Germany.
It is often thought that the Third Reich's final major offensive of the Second World War comprised the Battle of the Bulge, which was launched in mid-December 1944 against the western Allies through Belgium, France and Luxembourg, with much of the
On May 5, 2018, the University of Würzburg in Germany hosted a Ted Talk on the topic "Future Societies".