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Hitler Takes on the West episode 2

Hitler Takes on the West episode 2: May 1940. France is in chaos. The French people take to the roads, trying to escape. The government signs an armistice as Germans take over half the country. The French and the English retreat desperately. In Dunkirk, there are more than 300,000 troops waiting to be transhipped in hundreds of ships, which perform a heroic back and forth trips to England. Thousands of men perish at the sea, struck down by German bombs.…

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Hitler Takes on the West episode 1

Hitler Takes on the West episode 1: 1940 - Nine months after the onset of World War II, Hitler attacks the West - Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Great Britain - with intense violence. The "phoney war" ends, the real war begins, in an unleashing of violence never seen before. The devastating blitzkrieg exceeds all expectations in intensity and its soldiers push back all human limits by consuming Pervitine, a synthetic drug that prevents them from sleeping. After a four-year-long…

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Warsaw Ghetto – The Unfinished Film

Warsaw Ghetto - The Unfinished Film: The Warsaw Ghetto housed 440,000 Polish Jews and Roma during World War II. Typhus, starvation and random murders killed over 100,000 of the ghetto's residents even before the Nazis began the massive deportations to the Treblinka extermination camp. Yet the Nazis created a mysterious propaganda film that juxtaposed meticulously staged scenes of Jews enjoying a life of luxury in the ghetto with other, chilling images that required no staging at all.      …

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Hitler’s People: A Portrait of the Third Reich part 2

Hitler's People: A Portrait of the Third Reich part 2: On 18 February 1943 Joseph Goebbels held his notorious "Total War" speech about being "faithful to the last" at the Berlin Sportpalast. But the Reich's defeat in Stalingrad a few weeks earlier shook the faith of the Germans in the "final battle", which saw Germany crumbling more and more every day. Hitler's armies had sounded the retreat, and after the landing of the Allies on 8 June 1944 at the…

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Hitler’s People: A Portrait of the Third Reich part 1

Hitler's People: A Portrait of the Third Reich part 1: On 30 January 1933 Adolf Hitler was appointed German Reichskanzler. Theoretically, he was only one further new head of government. But in the practice of the coming months, the head of the NSDAP managed to completely reconstruct the country and center it around his person. Terror became a principle of politics, and Germany a fascist dictatorship. The "Fuhrer State" favored a new elite: adaptable government officials, jurists, artists and businessmen…

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