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Map of Europe 1914 - 2014

Map of Europe 1914 - 2014

Spartacus Educational ActiveHistory World War One - What is a Trench? | HistoryOnTheNet Trench warfare characterised much of the fighting during World War One, particularly along the Western Front. Trench systems were complicated with many interlinking lines of trenches. Front Line Trench Cross Section Artillery Line The artillery line was where the big field guns were located. They were used to fire shells at the enemy. Communication Trench The communication trenches were used to move between the front and rear trenches. Support Trenches The support trenches provided a second line of defense in case the front line trench was taken by the enemy. Bunker The underground bunkers were used to store food, weapons and artillery. Traverse Trenches were not built in straight lines. Machine Gun Nest The machine gun nest was where the machine guns were located. Front Line Trench The front line trenches were generally about 8 feet deep and between 4 and 6 feet wide. Barbed Wire Barbed wire was used extensively in the trench warfare of world war one. Listening Post No Man's Land Sandbags Parapet

Germany Germany 1919-39: simple overview specifically aimed at the old AQA GCSE, plus detailed notes on specific topics. Basic notes SchoolHistory Interactive Diagrams - GREAT! History Learning Site - excellent - online revision notes, including exemplar essays. - AS/A level notes by the History Co-ordinator of Guildford School. Dr Dennis's model answers - very clear and useful exemplar answers, aimed at OCR - BBC video Make Germany Pay Parts 1 and 2 - Scott Allsop's podcast on Weimar Germany - BBC debate-podcast on Hitler's Rise toPower - Scott Allsop's podcast on Hitler's Rise to Power - Giles Hill's excellent podcasts on Germany 1918-1939 - Scott Allsop's podcast on Nazi Control of Germany - BBC debate-podcast on life in Nazi Germany - Scott Allsop's podcast on life in Nazi Germany - quirky view - Weimar Germany - quirky view - Nazi Germany YouTube Mr Portman's great video Wikipedia- good overview encyclopaedia site The old BBCi notes on the Rise of Hitler Prof. Weimar Republic:

Bitesize Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (広島平和記念公園, Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Kōen?) is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's direct and indirect victims (of whom there may have been as many as 140,000).[1] The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was planned and designed by the Japanese Architect Kenzō Tange at Tange Lab. The location of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was once the city’s busiest downtown commercial and residential district. The park was built on an open field that was created by the explosion. Notable symbols[edit] A-Bomb Dome[edit] Main article: A-Bomb Dome The A-Bomb Dome is the skeletal ruins of the former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall. December 7, 1996, Hiroshima City[5] Children's Peace Monument[edit] The Children's Peace Monument is a statue dedicated to the memory of the children who died as a result of the bombing.