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Berlin 1945 episode 2

Berlin 1945 episode 2: On 30 April, the Red Flag flies over the Reichstag. National Socialism is finally beaten, along with Germany and Berlin. But for many, the fall of Nazism spells liberation rather than defeat.     The Battle for Berlin has begun. Step by step, the soon-to-be victorious powers advance. On 30 April, the Red Flag flies over the Reichstag and Adolf Hitler takes his own life. Another seven days pass before the Wehrmacht disassembles. National Socialism is…

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Berlin 1945 episode 1

Berlin 1945 episode 1: Journey back in time to Berlin's most fateful year - 1945 - through the eyes and voices of those who experienced it - ordinary German people and the Allies who entered the city.     At the beginning of 1945, Berlin remains under the spell of the Nazi promise of salvation, an illusion at odds with the city’s daily reality. Every day there are bombing attacks, fires to be extinguished and corpses to be buried. Life…

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Hitler’s Steel Beast

Hitler's Steel Beast: At the end of the 1930s, Hitler ordered the construction of a special train, under the code name "Amerika", that could transport him around safely and appease his growing paranoia.      Hitler had a few iconic pieces of transportation, from a famous Mercedes to the SSS Horst Wessel sailing vessel, but his headquarters train was one of the most famous during the war.   Hitler's Steel Beast   Nazi soldiers would march along routes ahead…

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1000 Days of Fear : The Deadly Race at Los Alamos

The Deadly Race at Los Alamos: the triumphs and failures of the men and women who created the world's first atomic bomb as part of the Manhattan Project at Los Alamos. This the story of the men and women who worked on a research and development project that produced the first nuclear weapons during the Second World War with First-hand accounts from the men and women who worked on the Manhattan Project and developed the atomic bomb at Los Alamos…

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Spitfire

Spitfire: an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage, this documentary is the story of an aircraft that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat.     Told in the words of the last-surviving World War II veterans, with stunning contemporary and historical aerial footage, Spitfire explores how an extraordinary plane became an international icon.   Spitfire — an epic, sweeping tale of determination   The Supermarine Spitfire…

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