From failure to Fuhrer: Discover The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler: Leading Millions into the Abyss
Why did millions of Germans support Adolf Hitler, ultimately destroying their own country?
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The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler: Leading Millions into the Abyss on BBC Select
History has had its share of terrifying, tyrannical despots, but Adolf Hitler’s legacy of destruction is without parallel. But how did the self-proclaimed Fuhrer form such a connection with millions of Germans, leading them to support him as their absolute leader and ultimately, destroy their own country in World War II?
In a series of history documentaries by the BBC containing testimonies, compelling footage and reconstructions, British historian Laurence Rees looks at the infamous yet unlikely figure who generated such ardent support and disastrous devotion from his countrymen and women.
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