War of The Century - Part 8
This part of the documentary refers to the fear the Ukrainian population lived in. There was an area of Ukraine where the population was only given food if they worked for the German. Thousands starved and got no help. There is footage showing people on the streets looking for food. There are accounts of people who survived and retell what they had to do to be able to get something to eat. There is reference to the guerrilla war that took place in the forests.
War of The Century - Part 9
This part of the documentary shows how Partisan groups in Ukraine had killed any person that could be against their power even before the war. Sometimes they did it as a way to warn the rest of the population who could be against the communist regime. The Partisans were also a problem for the German who had occupied some territory. The German destroyed the Partisan's homes and they took their food. There is footage of the harsh moments and an explanation of the confrontation of different gro
War of The Century - Part 10
This tenth part of the documentary shows that Hitler was ready to end the Partisans with brutality. Chaos and terror was the result. There were raids in villages and civilians were killed. The German army killed thousands of innocents and there is documentation shown as evidence, survivors accounts and former soldiers retelling their experience
War of The Century - Part 11
Part 11 of the documentary sums up how Stalin planned to attack the German invaders in Ukraine. He had demanded action but the result was a disaster. The Soviets outnumbered the German but they were not well equipped. The video then shows how the Soviet learnt to win. Hitler is shown on his trip to the east to congratulate his troops. There is an explanation of Hitler's operation Blue to try to get hold of Stalingrad. The Germans advanced successfully but the Red army had new tactics. Few Sovi
War of The Century - Part 12
This video shows the original German invasion plan and what they really did. The German needed to conquer Stalingrad to get control of the river Volga. There is footage of the bombardment on Stalingrad. Stalin know they could not lose this battle and people were not allowed to leave. There are accounts of survivors who were children at the time of the war. The Red army was pushed to the river and many drowned trying to reach the other bank. According to recently found evidence, about 1 million s
War of The Century - Part 13
This part of the documentary begins with former soldiers' accounts about the battle of Stalingrad. There is footage of the battle and an explanation of the way in which it developed. The prisoners were taken to be interrogated. There is a former woman soldier retelling her participation in the interrogations and the way in which she killed some of the prisoners. The video goes on to show Soviet industry production. There is reference to Stalin's' discussions on what to do to defeat the German. T
War of The Century - Part 14
This part of the documentary shows that the Red Army had a especial weapon. The especial tactics are explained. There are accounts of former Soviet and German soldiers retelling what they lived. Hitler's plans and Operation Winter Storm are explained. There is footage and there is reference to the difficulties the German army met. The video includes scenes of a 1942 German film that shows many real facts were hidden to the people.
War of The Century - Part 15
This part of the documentary shows the conditions in which the Soviet and German soldiers fought. There is footage, survivors' accounts and former soldiers retelling their most terrible memories. Many German leaders killed himself and some were taken prisoners. Hitler's opinion about the humiliation of being captured is shown. There are statistics of the number of deaths both in battle and in captivity.
War of The Century - Part 16
Part 16 of the documentary shows the crimes committed by the Nazis and by the Soviets. There is reference to the concentration camps and to the destruction of several places. There are first witnesses' accounts of the brutal events. There is reference to Hitler's awareness of the real situation and of the possibilities of losing the war. There is reference to D- day in the west and a description of the Soviets attacks that took place at the same time in 1944. The German army proved unsuccessful
War of The Century - Part 17
This video explains how the ethnic groups in the Soviet Union suffered. The suffering of the Kalmyk is shown and how Stalin was suspicious of them and decided to deport them to Siberia. The secret police entered their houses and deported them in a violent way. Even Kalmyk men who had fought in defense of Stalingrad were deported. Other ethnic groups were also deported. Many of them died as they were transported by train in freezing weather. Meanwhile, the German army was moving westwards. There
War of The Century - Part 18
This part of the video refers to East Prussia population that was on the move by mid 1945. There are accounts of the terrible things East Prussian women refugees had to go through to save their lives. There is also reference to those that were glad to see the Red Army as they had previously been war prisoners. However, more suffering was to come. They were taken to camps and treated as traitors. There is reference to the way in which Stalin did his best to enhance his reputation. He ordered p
War of The Century - Part 19
This part of the documentary begins with Stalin about to give a speech at the time he knew they were winning the war. You can hear the bell ringing to order everybody to stop clapping as nobody dared be the first to stop. There is also reference to German propaganda and the kind of media the German had access to. The situation was almost hopeless for the German by spring 1945. German pilots tried to stop the Red Army but were not successful. They took part in a suicide mission but they were de
War of The Century - Part 20
This last part of the documentary shows that even after the Red army was victorious some soldiers looked for revenge. There were war crimes committed and there are accounts of some former soviets retelling what they did. There is footage of the Soviet parade celebrating victory. There is reference to Stalin's attitude towards army leaders who were popular. Most of them had to suffer their popularity. Stalin's rule was harsh.
Common French Phrases for Entertainment Events
Learn common French phrases for entertainment events. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
500 NATIONS (PART 20) - American Southeast: Southern Removal
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
The American Constitution: Congressional Representation
This six minute video deals with Roger Sherman offering a compromise on representation, eventually ending a heated
battle between big and small states. The Great Compromise allowed for proportional representation in the House of Representatives and equal representation in the Senate. It isn't an exciting presentation, but would be good for older students
The American Revolution: The Bill of Rights
An explanation of the Bill of Rights to the Constitution after ratification. This 1:02 video is a brief overview of some or the amendments. The video is very limited and is best used with a copy of the Bill of Rights, a wordwall, and other materials
Slavery and the American Revolution - Part 4
Video that uses Alfred and Ruth Blumrosen's Slave Nation: How Slavery United the Colonies & Sparked the American Revolution. The video covers Lord Mansfield's decision that released James Somerset from slavery in England and its repercussions in British Colonial America as the "13 original" colonies headed down a path toward revolution and independence. (Teacher-made video)
Four Events that Upset Colonists and Caused the American Revolutionary War
A brief Imovie on the events leading up to the Rev. war. (Teacher-made video)
American History: The Revolutionary War Begins
The Revolutionary War began in Lexington after the Continental Congress failed to remove BritainÕs Coercive Acts, which the colonists called the Intolerable Acts. This two minute video goes into the causes of the Revolutionary War and early battles and colonial actions.