This study material meant for history teachers addresses not only the years 1938-1945 but also maps the events leading up to this period.  Individual, thematically-structured chapters describe the life situations of various groups that became victims of Nazi aggression in the Czech lands.  The publication includes a rich selection of illustrations, a directory of basic teaching literature and a glossary of lesser-known terms from the period.  The publication was provided to all high schools and secondary professional schools in the Czech Republic as well as to more than two-hundred research institutions, archives and libraries.  The publication can be downloaded in electronic format at or requests for it can be sent to Živá paměť o.p.s.