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How history’s most evil tyrant survived 25 years of terror
How did Adolf Hitler manage to survive more than 40 assassination attempts--some by his own generals? Using captured SS documents and eyewitness interviews, this documentary series reveals the secrets of the elite bodyguards who swore loyalty oaths to the Führer himself. It explains how Hitler cultivated rivalries among his security services to ensure his safety, and how his purposefully unpredictable behavior saved his life several times.
Carefully assembled archival footage offers rare glimpses inside Hitler’s infamous strongholds--the Berghof, the Wolf’s Lair, and the Berlin bunker. Computer-generated graphics detail the security measures used in his trains, planes, and touring cars. And meticulous re-enactments bring lost incidents to life. In 13 riveting episodes, this Military Channel favorite brings fresh, fascinating context to the 20th century’s most evil and destructive tyrant.
Since 1990, the British team of Philip Nugus and Jonathan Martin has created popular, critically acclaimed historical documentaries, including Churchill’s Bodyguard and The Century of Warfare.
-- 20-page viewer’s guide with highlights, questions to consider, avenues for further learning, Who’s Who among Hitler’s Bodyguard, and a guide to Hitler’s security units.
-- Killing Hitler in the Movies filmography
-- Photo galleries
-- SDH subtitles
Can anyone doubt that Hitler had the most fascinating life ever?
As a student of history, primarily focusing on this time period, I would highly recommend it to those even mildly interested in the subject.
Episodes: How Hitler's Bodyguard Worked Early Attempts on Hitler's Life Kill the New Chancellor!
Excellent in all respects with never before seen photos.Published 4 months ago by Martin F Vittitow
Watched it on military channel. So I had to buy. Very detailed, especially liked the contempt between Himmler, and Gesche. Amazing nobody ever got the job done on Adolph. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Echo4Mike
The best way not to repeat history is to learn about it. This series about Hitler's Bodyguard does just thatPublished 15 months ago by Charles Dishmon
This documentary contains all the items that make up an enlightening documentary. It has great detailed facts, unseen video footage, pictures, and intriguing content. Read morePublished 20 months ago by SERIOUSLY
Excellent series with great footage ,etc. I couldn't give it 5 stars because the actor who does Hitler's voiceover in the film is totally obnoxious to listen to . Read morePublished on April 13, 2012 by Mark
Can anyone doubt that Hitler had the most fascinating life ever? With rock-star performances he put Germany's millions into ecstasy to start, and into total despair to finish, a... Read morePublished on May 13, 2011 by James A. Webb