How to Prepare Your Office (School) for an Earthquake
You need to select the Microsoft Windows Media Viewer you wish and the video starts after a brief download. An important video for staff and families.
George Orwell's 1984 - 1
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell. It is a
novel written in 1948 depicting the future as the author
imagined it could be if the Soviet social trend went too
far. The video shows footage of the movie while discussing the novel.
War of The Century - Part 3
This third part of the video shows the way in which the Russians tried to gain time. Soviet prisoners were thousand and the German were not planning to get to any agreement. There is reference to Hitler's feelings towards the Jews. There is footage showing the way the Jews were treated from the very beginning. There are first witnesses' accounts of former soldiers who participated in Hitler's Youth and of Jewish people who survived. There is also reference to the elimination of soviet commissars
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
War of The Century - Part 5
This part of the documentary shows footage of the battlefield and there are former soldiers giving their account of the event. German captured millions of soviet soldiers. Then they moved to Moscow. The defence of the capital is explained. There were attempts at peace treaties but they were not signed. Stalin was about to leave Moscow but decided to stay and defend the capital at any cost, even taking actions against his own people.
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 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.
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
Actions taken by the Allied powers during the war likew
Atomic Bomb and World War Two
In August of 1945, the United States dropped two atomic bombs over the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, bringing World War II to an end. Forensic medical investigator Shiya Ribowsky explains why death was never far from those who survived the blasts. A very good video for ends justify means discussion or one about the number of atomic bombs in existence or even Iran's situation.
The Yalta Conference
The second and final summit meeting attended by the Big Three was held in early February 1945, at Yalta on the Black Sea. Roosevelt's advisers included chief political troubleshooter Harry Hopkins, and the new secretary of state, Edward. R. Stettinius, Jr.Fast-paced with slides and narration.
Animal Farm by George Orwell, Part 8 of 8
Animated cartoon. Although all grades could learn from this animated video, it is perhaps best understood by high school students who may be studying the political reasons for the authorship of the novel. 'Animal Farm is a dystopian novel by George Orwell. Published in England on 17 August 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II' (George Orwell, Wikipedia, 2009). (7:22, with credits)
Animal Farm by George Orwell, Part 7 of 8
Animated cartoon. Although all grades could learn from this animated video, it is perhaps best understood by high school students who may be studying the political reasons for the authorship of the novel. 'Animal Farm is a dystopian novel by George Orwell. Published in England on 17 August 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II' (George Orwell, Wikipedia, 2009). (10:09)
Animal Farm by George Orwell, Part 5 of 8
Animated cartoon. Although all grades could learn from this animated video, it is perhaps best understood by high school students who may be studying the political reasons for the authorship of the novel. 'Animal Farm is a dystopian novel by George Orwell. Published in England on 17 August 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II' (George Orwell, Wikipedia, 2009). (7:21)