The Nazis : a warning from history
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Statement of Responsibilitya BBC/A & E Network co-production ; written and produced by Laurence Rees ; director [one episode], Tilman Remme.
SummaryUses interviews with witnesses and perpetrators, along with archival film and records, to examine how a political party as fundamentally evil as the Nazis could come to power in a modern European nation. Discusses the factors that enabled the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party in the economically-devastated Germany of the interwar period and looks at the role of ordinary Germans in the Nazi regime. Follows the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, from its early promises through the atrocities and suffering of the Second World War. Includes segments focusing on the occupation of Poland and on the Holocaust and concentration camps, particularly Treblinka.
ContentsHelped into power -- Chaos & consent : the Nazi rule of Germany -- The wrong war -- The wild east -- The road to Treblinka -- Fighting to the end
Physical Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 290 min.) : sound, colour with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Carrier Typevideodisc (DVD)
LanguageEnglish, Optional subtitles in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Publisher[England] : BBC Video
DistributorBurbank, CA : Warner Home Video
- Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1997;
- Region 1, full screen presentation, stereo;
AudienceCanadian Home Video rating : 14A