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European Border Change Over Last 1,000 Years

Watch how European nations' borders changed from the Middle Ages until today. Send to a Friend |

Hitler's Bloodless Conquest of Austria

Austrian-born Adolf Hilter, now Fuhrer of the Third Reich, successfully annexed Austria in an event called "Anschluss," taking yet another step toward German domination of Europe. Send to a Friend |

Nazi Germany Remilitarizes Rhineland

Defying the Versailles Treaty, Adolf Hitler ordered German troops to enter and remilitarize the Rhineland on March 7, 1936. Western allies' inability to stop the process emboldened Hitler to commit more aggression in later years. Send to a Friend |

Erwin Rommel: The Desert Fox

Widely considered one of the best commanders in World War II, Erwin Rommel flummoxed Allied forces, first the British, then the Americans, in the North African desert, despite fighting with inferior strength and dimmishing supplies. Send to a Friend |

Joseph Goebbels' 'Total War' Speech

Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels delivers a speech on Feb. 18 at Berlin's Sportpalast in which he declares 'total war' against the allies. The speech was given shortly after Germany's defeat at Stalingrad. Send to a Friend |

Video Archives - April 2015