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When Kurt Eisner became Bavarian Prime Minister on November 7, 1918 and founded the Free State, he became the first Jewish representative to head a German country. He was immediately overwhelmed with anti-Semitic agitation. >> read more

The writer Arnold Zweig has already told 1925 of the books of Emil Julius Gumble (1891-1966) that they "are shining into the blood cellars of the German reaction". How right branch lay with it is to be read in the life way Gumbels, mathematician in Heidelberg, statistician and political publicist. >> read more

In October, 1929 tore the financial crisis on Wall Street, the global economy into the abyss. The Weimar Republic was hit hard by the shock. But only the deflationary policy of the Briining government proved fatal to Germany - and paved the way for Adolf Hitler. >> read more

After 1918 quickly began a process of repression. In the depression over the defeat in the West, one completely forgot how euphoric one half year earlier the peace agreement in the east had cheered, which seemed once again the prospect of an overall victory to open. And in the general outrage over the "disgracefulness" of Versailles, they deliberately overlooked the fact that Germany imposed conditions on revolutionary Russia, against which the Versailles "dictates" were almost mild. >> read more

Since the German sole responsibility for the Second World War can not be denied, it would be very practical to at least acquaint Germany with second-class acquittal, at least for the First World War, in a row with the other four major European powers, "on account of excusable ban on error". Unfortunately, the latest research shows that there is no question of that. >> read more

The stenographic reports on the negotiations of the North German Confederation, the Customs Parliament and the Reichstag are available in printed form continuously from 1867 to 1942 in 527 volumes. They represent one of the most important sources of modern German history ... >> read more

[15.02.2016] Emil Julius Gumbel has investigated 1920's politically motivated killings and noted that justice is blind in the right eye. More than 350 right-wing murders faced 20 left-wing extremists. Left-wing perpetrators were sentenced to death, while rights averaged only four months in prison. His book was burned by the Nazis, now it's back. >> read more