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Australia at war (1914 – 1945): World War II: European War

Year 10 History: The modern world and Australia

Source: Left image - German troops breaking the border barrier in the Polish town of Sopot (Zoppot) on the morning of 1 September 1939 (IWM, HU 56131). Right image - The Liberation Of Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, April 1945 (IWM, BU 4006).

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Resource Key

When accessing content use the numbers below to guide you:

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Brief, basic information laid out in an easy-to-read format. May use informal language. (Includes most news articles)

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Provides additional background information and further reading. Introduces some subject-specific language.

Level 3 resourceLEVEL

Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities

Enduring Understandings
  • What was the context that allowed World War II to occur?
  • How did the conflict during World War II change the shape of society today?
  • How do I assess the reliability and usefulness of a source?
  • How do I attribute my sources of information correctly

World War II | European War

Level 1Articles

Level 1 resourceOnline Resources

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

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In text reference / citation: British Pathé (1939) or (British Pathé, 1939)
Bibliography / Reference list: British Pathé (1939). War! (1939), [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/uxztX0iPGeQ

Level 1Articles

Level 1 resourceOnline Resources

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsTo view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

Given the subject matter the following video/s may be distressing to some viewers. These video/s have been made available for Senior School students studying World War II.

"Exploring the rise of anti-Semitism in Nazi Germany and the spread of Nazi control across Europe, this programme looks at how and why the Jewish people went from being distrusted and blamed for Germany’s ills, to being violently vilified through events such as Kristallnacht, to finally being rounded up for mass extermination. Intended for viewing by audiences from middle secondary and older, this background to the Holocaust will help students to contextualise one of the worst atrocities in human history." (ClickView, 2019)

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In text reference / citation: ClickView (2019) or (ClickView, 2019)
Bibliography / Reference list: ClickView, (2019). The Significance of the Holocaust in WWII [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://clickv.ie/w/0osl

Level 1 resourceFilm and videoUsing YouTube on campus help and instructionsGiven the subject matter the following video content may be distressing to some viewers. These videos have been made available for Senior School students studying World War II history.

To view this video on campus remember to first login to your school Google account using your mConnect username and password. Click here for more help on using YouTube on campus.

"Drone video shows the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp as it is today - 70 years after it was liberated by Soviet troops. The camp in Poland is now maintained as a World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of tourists and survivors every year. Auschwitz was the largest camp established by the Germans during World War II. More than a million people - the vast majority of them Jews - died there between 1940, when it was built, and 1945, when it was liberated by the Soviet army." (BBC, 2015)

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In text reference / citation: BBC (2015) or (BBC, 2015)
BBC (2015). Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/449ZOWbUkf0

"Max Eisen arrived at the Nazi death camp aged 15 in 1944. Every year he returns to speak to people about his experience." (BBC, 2018)

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In text reference / citation: BBC (2018) or (BBC, 2018)
BBC (2018). Auschwitz survivor: 'Beware of hate', [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/pCUV8bUuOPg

"In January 2007 a photo album marked "Auschwitz: 21 June 1944" was made public. It revealed astonishing clues as to how the Nazi extermination team enjoyed a life that they ruthlessly denied their victims. "They look almost like normal people. They are devils", says Auschwitz survivor, Regina Speigel. The photos were taken at the height of the holocaust and have helped researchers identify key Nazi killers. Dr Josef Mengele, aka the 'Angel of Death', is seen "smiling and laughing at this singalong during the most horrific period of murder in history." (Journeyman Pictures, 2008)

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In text reference / citation: Journeyman Pictures (2008) or (Journeyman Pictures, 2008)
BBC (2008). The Unbearable Lightness of Being a Nazi, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jUvcmGbtHWA

"What prompted average people to commit extraordinary crimes in support of the Nazi cause? In the Holocaust era, countless ordinary people acted in ways that aided and hindered the persecution and murder of Jews and other targeted groups within Nazi Germany and across Europe. On September 13, 2017, the Museum hosted a discussion to answer one of the most vexing questions of the Holocaust: How Did Ordinary Citizens Become Murderers? Former New York Times reporter and award-winning author Ralph Blumenthal moderated this program" (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2017)

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In text reference / citation: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2017) or (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 2017)
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum (2017). How Did Ordinary Citizens Become Murderers?, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/92UfAJr7790

"The liberation of concentration camps by the US Army at the end of WWII is an excellent entry point for US history teachers into the study of the Holocaust. This video interweaves liberators’ and Jewish survivors’ testimonies and other primary sources, highlighting the experiences of US soldiers upon entering the Nazi camps. The video helps you present their story to your students, as the witnesses relate to the stark difference between conventional warfare and the Holocaust, an unprecedented genocide. Great care has been taken not to include visually graphic photographs, making the video particularly suitable for middle and high school students." (Yad Vashem, 2017)

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In text reference / citation: Yad Vashem (2017) or (Yad Vashem, 2017)
Yad Vashem (2017). Liberators and Survivors: The First Moments, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/kOIHRQlQqwU

"Nuremberg Day 8 Concentration Camp Film: On Nov. 29, 1945, the eighth day of the Trial, there was a dramatic change in the nature of the presentation of the Prosecution: a film on the Nazi concentration camps. Associate Prosecutor James Donovan introduced the film. Some observers thought it was perhaps the most powerful and moving evidence of the Trial. The graphic portrayal aroused strong emotions in the defendants' dock. The film was compiled from motion pictures taken by Allied military photographers as the Allied armies in the West liberated the areas in which these camps were located. The narration was taken from the military photographer's notes." (Robert H. Jackson Center, 2009)

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In text reference / citation: Robert H. Jackson Center (2009) or (Robert H. Jackson Center, 2009)
Robert H. Jackson Center (2009). Nuremberg Day 8 Concentration Camp Film, [eVideo]. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/9NmaZlFlZGE

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