Prince Charles has created a storm by being heard to draw comparisons between Putin and Hitler. Certainly Hitler started by annexing a few territories whom Germany had historical links to, much like Putin did with Crimea. The question Prince Charles asks is will Putin stop there, because Hitler didn’t.
Tim Finn may tell himself history never repeats before he goes to sleep, but many others would disagree and say history is cyclic. If you are a bit of a history buff, then we have so many great online resources for you to help form your own opinions. Here are a few:
- History Reference Center: (New!) Oodles of information on world history. It includes video, photos, maps and full-text books and magazines.
- Gale NewsVault: Search eight different historical newspapers at once! Newspapers include the Daily Mail Archive, 17th and 18th century Burney collection and The Times Digital Archive. History as it happened reported by people living it.
- National Geographic Virtual Library: Coverage is from 1888 onwards all with the in depth reporting and glorious photography we have come to know and love.
- World History in Context: 5,000 years of world history all for you!