The death of Deborah Mitford, the Dowager Duchess of Devonshire, signals the end of an era. From the birth of the eldest Mitford girl, 110 years ago, this famous family have transfixed us, writes Lyndsy Spence.
Leni Riefenstahl (1902-2003) film director known for directing the Nazi propaganda film Triumph of the Will (ca. 1934). Riefenstahl’s prominence in the Third Reich, along with her personal association with Adolf Hitler, destroyed her film career following Germany's defeat in World War II, after which she was arrested but released without any charges.
These identity cards are designed to help students make personal connections with the victims of the Holocaust, and could be used before a novel study or a history lesson. Included: *37 ID cards (Jewish, Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses, accused homosexuals, mentally ill, and the “righteous”) with a photo of the victim, his/her name, date of birth, place of birth, and a description of their life before Hitler came to power, before World War II, and after WWII began. *"newspaper" revealing fates
Helga Susanne Goebbels (1 Sept. 1932--1 May 1945), eldest child of Progaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels and his wife, Magda. Helga was a Daddy's girl and Hitler's favorite. With her long, dark hair and blue eyes, she was the prettiest of the girls. Helga's temperament was such that Magda said she'd shoot an unfaithful husband. There's evidence Helga struggled against taking the poison that killed her. She was 4 months shy of her 13th birthday when she died.