World War II

Rise of Dictators PowerPoint

Rise of Totalitarianism  – Powerpoint Presentation

Canada Prepares for War – Powerpoint Presentation

The End of the War Notes

D Day – End of War powerpoint

James Spod: Secret Agent:  – Interactive game: You are a spy sent to assassinate Hitler


The Failure of the Maginot Line – 5 minutes on the Maginot line and why it failed to protect France from invasion.

Lebensraum – Living space, Nazi racial ideology

Top Inventions of World War II:  Military inventions from the Axis and Allied powers

Crash Course History – World War II : In which John Green teaches you about World War II, aka The Great Patriotic War, aka The Big One. So how did this war happen? And what does it mean?

A Brief Overview of WW 2: A brief overview of World War 2.

The Fallen of WW 2: An animated data-driven documentary about war and peace, The Fallen of World War II looks at the human cost of the second World War and sizes up the numbers to other wars in history, including trends in recent conflicts.

The Holocaust:

How did the Holocaust happen ? Why should we remember it ?

The Gestapo in Holland – Canadian reporter, 1945

Yad Vashem:  The World Holocaust Remembrance Center

The Atlantic: WWII – The Holocaust: Photo essay from The Atlantic *warning, graphic details

Nagasaki and Hiroshima:



Nuremberg Trials:

Should the wartime actions of all countries be examined in court? Or just the “losers”?