Top books

EXPLORE 940.53 Loeffel, R. (2018). Conflict in europe 1935-1945. Cengage Learning Australia.

EXPLORE 940.54 Arthur, M. (2007). Forgotten voices of the second world war. Ebury Press.

EXPLORE 9ths 40.53 CAW  Cawthorne, N. (2008). World at war. Igloo Books.

HSC 909.82 HTA Modern history study guide. (2019). History Teachers Association of NSW Inc. Chapter 4

Top Videos

Conflict in Europe Part 1
Conflict in. Europe Part 1
Conflict in Europe Part 2
The Red Star
Inside the Third Reich
Attack on Europe
The blitz

Top Websites

HSC Study Day 2016: Student Handout

The Holocaust: A Learning Site for Students
This website is produced by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Organised by theme (Nazi Rule; Jews in Prewar Germany; The ‘Final Solution’; Nazi Camp System; Rescue and Resistance), this learning site presents an overview of the Holocaust through historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and testimony clips.


World War Two in Europe

The History Place contains a World War Two timeline, rise of Hitler, History of the war in Europe, and a Holocaust timeline as well as biographies of Adolf Eichmann, Rudolf Hess and Reinhard Heydrich.


Growth of European Tension

Spanish Civil War


German- Soviet Pact

The German-Soviet Pact enabled Germany to attack Poland on September 1, 1939, without fear of Soviet intervention. Holocaust Encyclopedia is produced by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. This site includes videos and map of Eastern Europe after the German-Soviet Pact.


German Foreign Policy


The Nazi Rise to Power

The Nazi Party was one of a number of right-wing extremist political groups that emerged in Germany following World War I. Beginning with the onset of the Great Depression it rose rapidly from obscurity to political prominence, becoming the largest party in the German parliament in 1932. This website is the Holocaust Encyclopedia, produced by United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.


German Foreign Policy, 1933-1939


Course of the European War

Operation ‘Barbarossa’ and Germany’s Failure in the Soviet Union


Imperial War Museum: Battle of Britain Stories


Explore the London Blitz


Battle of Britain


Flying bombs and rockets


Strategic bombing campaign against Germany


Civilians at War

End of the Conflict

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial by Professor Richard Overy

Nuremberg war crimes trials 70 years on: a complex legacy


World War Two in Europe