Showing posts from November, 2018

Eighty years ago, a maverick Duchess takes on the government, a failed general strike rings the death knell of the Front Populaire and some Nazi advice on humour

Eighty years ago: Nazis follow mob violence against Jews with legal expropriation and Chamberlain looks forward to basking in French adulation whilst a railwayman pre-empts the PM unwittingly

Eighty years ago, the massive Crystal Night pogrom is not allowed to interfere with appeasement

Eighty year ago a shooting in Paris sets the scene for horrors in Germany