History in the News: Weekly Email Digest!
Spanish Civil War: Causes and Events
Who was to blame for the outbreak of the 1948 Arab-Israeli War?
20 TED Talks for History Lovers
Was it the Arab refusal to accept the UN Partition Plan that caused the 1948 War?
Why did Britain decide to pull out of the Palestinian mandate in 1947?
Pirate Codes: Comparisons and Contrasts with the film
How accurately is the Pirate Code reflected in the Pirates of the Caribbean?
The Wars of the Roses
Origins of the Cold War (60 Question quiz for IB History)
The Princes in the Tower: Classroom Debate
The Rise of Pinochet: Fling the Teacher Quiz
The Princes in the Tower: Card Sort Exercise
League of Nations in the 1920s: New Worksheets
1. The KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON campaign e-petition Campaign to reverse the unscrupulous trademark registration of Keep Calm and Carry On by Mark Coop of keepcalmandcarryon .com2. Second World War hero finally receives letter from his stepmother - sent to him 70 years ago | Mail Online The letter had been sent to the Field Post Office in Egypt in 1941, where Dave Hutton - now 94 - was held in a prisoner of war camp.3. Six-year project to tweet the Second World War #historyteacher #sschat 4. 200 Tons of Silver Found on WWII Ship : Discovery News 5. Colour pictures revealed of London blitz from Nazi bombers in World War II Blitz Britain: Amazing colour pictures of London under siege from Nazi bombers during World War II6. Geraldine Huff Doyle, WWII Icon, Dies: Big Pic Dec. 30, 2010 -- Geraldine Hoff Doyle, the woman who became the poster girl for American working women during World War II, has died at age 86 in Lansing, Mich.7. Second world war mine detonated on Suffolk beach The anti-tank mine was found by dog walkers on the beach at Kessingland, near Lowestoft.8. Thousands evacuated in France for Second World War bomb disposal Thousands of people were evacuated from their homes following the discovery of a series of bombs from the Second World War in the French city centre of Rennes.9. World War Two heroes to mark 70 years of the Mosquito FORMER World War Two pilots and navigators are holding a signature session to mark 70 years of a Hatfield fighter plane this weekend.10. Veterans jeer Blackpool woman who urinated on memorial A woman who urinated on a war memorial in Blackpool and performed a sex act nearby has been barracked by veterans.
1. Winston Churchill’s Life Pod, 1945 | Retronaut
Winston Churchill’s Life Pod, 19452. The German: Great 10m video for WW2 (RT @johnmayo)
3. The Ghosts of the Blitz: How to be a Retronaut
The Ghosts of the Blitz4. BBC - WW2 People's War - V-1s and V-2s Category
5. Spectacular Retrographs from World War II #historyteacher (RT @russeltarr)
6. Vintage Ministry of Food posters - Telegraph
7. Hiroshima: Quotes
8. D-Day: Simulation
9. The National Archives Learning Curve | World War II
10. Ground Zero: Google Maps and Nuclear Weapons
11. The Era of World War Two
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SchoolHistory | Spartacus | JohnDClare | SchoolsHistory | BBC History |
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