The public is informed via newspaper that all Jews must wear a visible blue Star of David whenever they are in public. The decree outlines all of the regulations and specifics on how the emblem should be worn. The instating of this stigma makes the Jewish people bigger targets for discrimination.
1920s Berlin was a city of immense contrasts and inequality. It was in this tumult that communism and Nazism gained adherents. This scene shows a communist protest outside of a police headquarters - these protests were officially banned. The scene ends with some carefree affluent boys talking matter-of-fact about contentious German politics.
The Thirty years war started in 1618 and ended in 1648. It was a war about the protestant reformation. The catholics and protestants were at each others throat. With tensions high, we take a look at what started The Thirty year war.
The Protestant King of Denmark, Christian IV, had a vested interest in this conflict. Denmark,England, and Scotland joined to protect the still- standing Dutch, who were completely neglected. We dive into how this war needed.
Witnesses to the Treaty of Versailles, including Arnold Toynbee and the German representative to the peace talks, discuss the harsh terms of the Treaty and the consequences it will have for Germany and Europe in future years. They mention that the Treaty will bankrupt Germany and severely impair its ability to conduct reparations in the aftermath of the war. German representatives are also outraged that the Treaty requires Germany to accept blame for the war.