Holocaust (1978)

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4-part TV film. Drama based on the Nazi persecution of the Jews from the 1930s to the end of World War II, following the effects on the Weiss family, a prosperous and cultured family who find themselves being shipped to the ghettos and concentration camps of Eastern Europe. It also follows the rise of Erik Dorf, the son of socialists, who joins the Nazi party from expediency but becomes a convert and rises rapidly in the ranks of the SS until he becomes one of the architects of the Nazi plans for the "final solution".

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