Rise of the Nazis

Stream Rise of the Nazis Series 1, 2 and now 3 on BBC Select. This acclaimed history documentary series examines how Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party rose to power in 1930s Germany, how they brutally retained control and destroyed democracy, World War II and Hitler’s plan for world domination, through to Hitler’s final days and the collapse of the Nazi regime.

Rise of the Nazis Series 1

How did a nation like Germany allow, and even welcome, the destructive and disturbing ideas of Nazism to take hold? Told by those closest to the Nazi propaganda machine, and those desperate to stop it, the rise of Hitler and his stranglehold on power are compellingly told. Was fascism something that had to happen, and what lessons can be learned to stop it happening again?

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Rise of the Nazis Series 2

In 1940, Hitler’s plan for world domination appeared to be gaining momentum. Countries fell and enemies were vanquished with ease. But his decision to open an Eastern Front and attack Russia was the beginning of the end for the Nazis and the war. This innovative history series looks at the reasons why Germany’s plans were changed and the disastrous consequences of their actions.

Rise of the Nazis Series 3

The war is almost lost. The Nazi regime is collapsing. After suffering huge losses, all Hitler can do is drive Germany further into the abyss. The once indominable Führer is forced to hide in an underground bunker, a tired and defeated old man. This fascinating history documentary takes a forensic look at Hitler’s final days and tries to explain the choices he made as the inevitable end drew near.

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