Since its publication on 11 November 2021, Helen’s book The Third Reich’s Elite Schools: A History of the Napolas has received widespread attention in the national and international media, including features in The Times, The Guardian, The Telegraph, and interviews on the BBC, Scottish and Irish National Radio.
A selection of Helen’s recent media appearances can be found below:
RADIO AND PODCASTS
- ‘The Link between England’s Boarding Schools and Nazi Germany’, Good Morning Scotland, BBC Radio Scotland, 17 November 2021 (@1.48.50-1.53.40).
- Lunchtime guest appearance with Bill Buckley, The Sarah Walker Show, BBC Radio Berkshire, 24 November 2021 (@2.07.55-2.15.59, @2.19.20-2.25.13).
- ‘Elite Nazi Schools’, The Moncrieff Show, Newstalk (Irish National Radio), 17 November 2021.
- ‘Napolas’, You’re at Home, Baby!, ORF Radio FM4 (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation), 4 December 2021 (@11.13, @11.21).
- ‘Nazi exchange trips came to Eton and Harrow, The Third Reich’s Elite Schools reveals’, feature by Jack Blackburn in The Times, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Nazis based their elite schools on top British private schools’, feature by Mark Brown in The Guardian, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Nazis took inspiration from ‘Fuhrer-like’ public school headmasters’, feature by Craig Simpson in The Daily Telegraph, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Revealed: How Britain’s top private schools including Eton, Harrow, Winchester, Westminster and Rugby ran exchange schemes with top German academies to train Hitler’s future Nazi leaders’, feature by Harry Howard in The Daily Mail, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Nazis used UK public schools like Eton and Harrow as ‘model’ for education system’, feature by Jeremy Armstrong in The Mirror, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Nazi Germany’s elite schools held exchanges with likes of Eton, Harrow and Winchester, historian reveals’, Sky News, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Top British schools sent pupils on exchanges to Nazi Germany, historian reveals’, Metro, 17 November 2021.
- ‘Young Nazis: how I uncovered the close ties between British private schools and Hitler’s Germany’, The Conversation, 18 November 2021.