A Bankrupt Germany Didn't Create the Nazis - Weimar's Golden Era | Between 2 Wars | 1928 Part 1 of 1

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A Bankrupt Germany Didn't Create the Nazis - Weimar's Golden Era | Between 2 Wars | 1928 Part 1 of 1 5

When the world goes into economic overdrive in the second half of the 1920s, contrary to popular belief Germany rises with the tide - it is the Goldener Zwanziger, the Golden Twenties.

Hosted by: Indy Neidell
Written by Francis van Berkel and Spartacus Olsson
Directed and Produced by: Spartacus Olsson and Astrid Deinhard
Executive Producers: Bodo Rittenauer, Astrid Deinhard, Indy Neidell, Spartacus Olsson
Creative Producer: Joram Appel
Post-Production Director: Wieke Kapteijns
Edited By: Daniel Weiss
Research by: Francis van Berkel

Bundesarchiv, Photos from the Jonatan Myhre Barlien photo collection.

Colorization by Daniel Weiss
Thumbnail motive by Olga Shirnina

A TimeGhost chronological documentary produced by OnLion Entertainment GmbH

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Author — TimeGhost History


But surely America won't crash, come on how ridiculous. The American economy is clearly too big to fail

Author — Bleach Is Good For You


I'm 15 seconds into this video, and I'm already hooked. Here's why
1) He gets right in. No "click the bell subscribe blah blah." He doesn't waste our time. He doesn't even introduce himself. He figures (correctly) that if we like how he teaches, we'll take the time to figure out who he is:
2) He uses no overt political jargon that gives away his political bent. He clearly wants to teach, not indoctrinate. He delves right into his topic and doesn't do some useless "in this video, I'll cover. . " Yes, well, if we like the video, we'll find out what he covers, won't we? So he simply starts teaching. This is the hallmark of a confident teacher who actually has something to say.
3) His backdrop. It is interesting enough to be engaging, but not distracting. He uses the Art-Deco theme of the era he's covering (as well as his clothing) to demonstrate that he knows a little bit about what he's talking about.
4) He's speaking diction and speed are spot-on: Not too fast so we can't follow, but not so slow that we start looking at our watches.

OK, so, really, I have no idea if I agree with his points, or his outlook, but if he was a prof. at college, I'd fight to be able to petition his classes.

Author — Winston Guitar


"If America crashes then so does Germany - hard"

Oh boy...

Author — Brandell Von Almire


It's utterly terrifying how close this is to the situation we are in now. History doesn't repeat, but it sure as hell does rhyme.

Author — Hotshotter3000


"Gold plated age" and "Slaves to the stock market" are two unfortunate phrases that may once again demonstrate history repeating itself.

Author — Gary Button


Such a shame that the interwar period in school was such a blitzover, I love the information presented and density of what happened in between, so much to learn!

Author — Bisinski


Shaky economic foundation? In the 1920s? No, everything will be fine!

*cough* _eagerly waits for 1929 part 2_ *cough*

Author — JustSomeCanuck


Feels like today we are living in pre great depression Weimar Republic, with a massive meltdown approaching.

Author — _ Bob


Evers time i hear "i'm Indy Neidell" not followed by "welcome to the Great War" i get confused

Author — Mathias H.


A broke weimar from reparations didn't produce the nazis. Not in the 1920s. It did, however, with the great depression in the 1930s.

Author — Iconoclasm_


Television is worthless beyond description, so thankful for these videos, and Indie...

Author — hauntedmoodylady


The biggest Allied mistake with the Versaille Treaty was allowing the Germans to keep their cool-looking helmets. If they were forced to wear Tommypots instead, Hitler couldn't have recruited like he did.

Author — Freestyle


Weimer Republic: **exists**

Literally everything: Imma end this man's whole career

Author — yotoronto12


I remember well, a conversation with a man in the late 1970', from Bavaria, who as a child was poor and starving. He was willing to overlook many of Hitler's atrocities, because he still considered him a savior from starvation.

Author — Binge Eating and Food Addiction


"If America crashes, then so does Germany, hard."

US Stock Traders: That won't ever happen... uh oh

Author — One of Many James-es


Similar to what is happening now: Rural-Urban divide, low and middle class struggling while large corporations boom.

Author — Abcflc


I noticed Indy has a drink again! Down with temperance! Down with prohibition! 😂🍻

Author — Hannah Skipper


People made slaves by loans, while the elite bathes in luxury: doesn't sound familiar at all... This goes for the entire EU at the moment and the US won't be that different.

Humanity: making the same mistakes over and over again. While the elite just keeps on being the elite: despite war, poverty, hunger, bankrupcy, etc. The Untouchables.

Author — TimMer1981


That really cleared up some misconceptions I had. It always seems like people want to simplify explanations of historical events. The problem is most things are not that simple.

Author — oldesertguy