A brilliant selection of student produced revision videos about the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. More on the way soon!!
A fantastic resource on the tragic story of Jan Palach who burned himself to death in January 1969 in protest at the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia (August 1968). The booklet documents the story of Palach from his early years, through to the impact of his death. Another fantastic resource can be found HERE
A brilliant selection of student produced revision videos about the U2 Crisis of 1960. More on the way soon!!
Want to look at the Cuban Missile Crisis from Kennedy's perspective? Have a look at this micro site from the JFK library HERE
A great revision timeline of the Cold War is available HERE
You can read an American account of Castro's overthrow of the Batista regime in Cuba in this brilliant, 1958 issue of Life Magazine HERE. You can read other accounts of the build up and aftermath of the revolution by searching the Life Magazine archives.
Links below retrieve 1950’s Cuba LIFE articles of special interest to Cuba 1952-1959 history.
Some brilliant, 5 minute documentaries from the Guardian looking at the Berlin Wall. Each video would make an excellent start to a bit of revision.
More really useful documentaries for when you have a bit of spare time
Loads of brilliant documentaries here if you get a bit of spare time: