Choices of Estonians in WWII
Relation to the course
Contemporary History I – Estonia and the World in the First Half of the 20th Century, topic IV: WWII (Estonia in WWII – occupations, options open to Estonians)
the June coup 1940, occupation, mobilisation, Omakaitse (Home Guard), forest brothers (Estonian patriotic partisans), emigration
-understands on the basis of sources the effect of the Second World War on the fate of people who lived in Estonia;
-explains what choices people who lived in Estonia made in the war and for what reasons;
-characterises the moral dilemmas of people who lived in Estonia during the Second World War.
This learning material was created by Johanna Bome.