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  • Erzberger: Negotiating the Armistice for Germany

    By Professor Annika Mombauer

    Professor Annika Mombauer discusses the fate of Matthias Erzberger, the most hated man in post-war Germany.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    30 Oct 2018

  • Erzberger: Negotiating the Armistice for Germany

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 30 Oct 2018
    Professor Annika Mombauer discusses the fate of Matthias Erzberger, the most hated man in post-war Germany.
  • Armistice Day

    By The OpenLearn team

    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    10 Oct 2018

  • Armistice Day

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 10 Oct 2018
    The armistice which marked the end of the First World War took effect at 11am on 11th November 1918. For the centenary of this, here's a collection...
  • What was the impact of 'Spanish flu' on the armistice?

    Flu claimed a number of lives as the First World War was ending. This article taken from our Timewatch...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Oct 2018

  • What was the impact of 'Spanish flu' on the armistice?

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 02 Oct 2018
    Flu claimed a number of lives as the First World War was ending. This article taken from our Timewatch series explores how devestating the...
  • Creative commons image Icon Photo: Sgt Dan Harmer, RLC/MOD [OGL (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/1/)], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2018

  • Why do we have a two minutes’ silence on 11th November?

    Why do we have a two minutes’ silence on 11th November? Creative commons image Icon Photo: Sgt Dan Harmer, RLC/MOD [OGL (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/1/)], via Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 25 Sep 2018
    Have you ever wondered where the two minutes' silence originated? Has the practice stayed unchanged since 1919? Find out here...
  • The Experience and Memory of 11 November 1918

    By Dr Vincent Trott

    Were the British people as jubilant as some newspapers depict on the day of the Armistice in 1918? Vincent...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Sep 2018

  • The Experience and Memory of 11 November 1918

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Sep 2018
    Were the British people as jubilant as some newspapers depict on the day of the Armistice in 1918? Vincent Trott explores the mixed feelings at the...
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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    19 Sep 2018

  • The Armistice in Fiction: Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 19 Sep 2018
    How are celebration, silence and ambiguity used to depict the armistice in A Man Could Stand Up - volume 3 of Parade’s End by...
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    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    By The OpenLearn team

    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Aug 2018

  • Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline

    Hitler's rise and fall: Timeline Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Walter Frentz Archive
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 20 Aug 2018
    Track the key events in Hitler's life, from his childhood in Austria to his suicide in the bunker in Berlin.
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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    08 Aug 2018

  • Why we no longer need melted-down bracelets to make bullets (or build roads)

    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 08 Aug 2018
    While austerity isn’t over, governments have stopped trying to scare us about the scale of their debts – thanks to a big change in the way economies make...
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Feb 2018

  • ‘Literary Caregiving’: The War Library and Endell Street Military Hospital Library

    ‘Literary Caregiving’: The War Library and Endell Street Military Hospital Library Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Women's Library
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 05 Feb 2018
    How did women (including suffragettes) help wounded soldiers in the First World War? Dr Sara Haslam explores this question, drawing on her research into...
  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Christmas at war: 1918 - At peace, but not at home

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    The war may have ended in November, but some men who had been captured were still facing a Christmas in the prison camps.

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    The First World War: trauma and memory

    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the subject of physical and mental trauma, its treatments and its...

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    9 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    01 Nov 2018

  • The First World War: trauma and memory

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    Introductory level Duration 9 hours Updated 01 Nov 2018
    In this free course, The First World War: trauma and memory, you will study the...
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    Form and uses of language

    In this free course, Form and uses of language, we will consider how language can be used in different ways for different purposes. To do this we...

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    4 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    05 Feb 2016

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    Introductory level Duration 4 hours Updated 05 Feb 2016
    In this free course, Form and uses of language, we will consider how language can...
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