Lewis Champion

Modern History Postgraduate

The Collaboration of the Baltic States with their Nazi Occupiers (1941-1944)

Expected to be completed by October 2019.

Demiac: History’s Hub

Each year thousands of undergraduate history students across the world graduate from their respective universities. If you were to ask any of these graduates what they learned at university, you would probably be told two things. The first would likely… Continue Reading →

Nazi Germany’s Hunger Plan (1941-1943)

When talking about genocide, the histories written in the decades after the Second World War focused almost exclusively on the Holocaust. Today, the tragedy that resulted in the death of over six million Jews is continually written upon and discussed… Continue Reading →

Call of Duty: WW2 as a Piece of Public History

In in the past seven years, the video gaming market has more than doubled its annual revenue, increasing its worth to over 150 billion U.S. dollars annually.[1] This dramatic up rise in video gaming has come as a result of… Continue Reading →

Anaesthetics in the Crimean War

British and Russian use of Chloroform from 1853 to 1856.

An Economic Policy for Empire

An analysis of Sergei Witte’s 1899 economic policy report to Tsar Nicholas II.

Advances in Weaponry During WWI

The outbreak of war in 1914 was a pinnacle moment in global history. From this moment on the world entered a new age; a modern era that was to begin with the bloodiest conflict it had ever seen. The conflict… Continue Reading →

Food: A Driving Factor in WW2

From 1939 to 1945, the world experienced one of the largest conflicts in recorded history. The Second World War touched every corner of the world, with the Axis and Allied powers engaging in fighting across a number of continents. It… Continue Reading →

The Crimean War: The Power of Technology

From 1853 to 1856, three of Europe‚Äôs great powers reengaged in war after more than thirty years of peace. The Crimean War, triggered by a series of disputes over who had authority over the Holy Land, was the result of… Continue Reading →

The Railway That Won A War

A review of Brian Cooke’s, The Grand Central Crimean Railway (Knutsford, 1990)

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