T° EURO History – Totalitarian Regimes

A really good video about totalitarian regimes and how they arose during the period of the Great Depression is available here:

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Wednesday and Thursday 14th-16th October Lesson Resources

Overview of fascism in the UK during the 1930s:

Mosely Overview

Link to an excellent article about Mosely:

Meet Sir Oswald Mosley, The Aristocrat Who Nearly Turned Britain Toward Fascism Before World War 2

Film footage from 1936 about The Battle of Cable Street when thousands of East Londoners stood in the way of a fascist march:

Cable Street 80: newsreel

On this day in 1936, Oswald Mosley and the British Union of Fascists were blocked from marching through the streets of East London by the Jewish community and its allies.Today we commemorate The Battle of Cable Street and remember all those who stood in the way of fascism.

Posted by HOPE not hate on Wednesday, October 2, 2019

 

Oswald Mosley died in France in 1980 at 84 years old. To this day, Mosley’s fascist writings are available from far-right publishers. His charisma and reputation for elegant hatred were compelling enough that almost no changes were made to his character when he appeared as a villain in the fifth season of the British crime drama Peaky Blinders:

 

 

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