10 Sep. 1997Helped into Power
How was it possible that a cultured nation at the heart of Europe ever allowed Hitler and the Nazi party to come to power?
17 Sep. 1997Chaos and Consent
If the Germans are famous for one quality, it is efficiency. Yet the Nazi administration of Germany during the 1930s was characterized by radical chaos.
24 Sep. 1997The Wrong War
Hitler admired Great Britain more than any other country. How was it possible, then, that he ended up fighting that country, and allied to the one country he had intended to take land from, Russia?
1 Oct. 1997The Wild East
Poland was to become the epicenter of Nazi brutality - the place where Nazism achieved its purest and most bestial form. This is the story of the first two years of the Nazi occupation of Poland and the vicious power battles between the Nazi barons.
8 Oct. 1997The Road to Treblinka
With access to extraordinary new material from Lithuania, including an interview with a member of the Nazi killing squads, this program examines how the Nazi could commit acts that have altered forever of the depths of human cruelty.