Himmler, Hitler and the End of the Reich (2001)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Andrew Sachs Ian Kershaw

  • Countries

    United Kingdom USA

  • Year

    2001

  • Genres

    Documentary War

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

Documentary looking at the relationship between Hitler and Himmler, and how the latter made secret approaches to the Allies as the Second World War in Europe drew to a close, a betrayal of the Nazi principle of absolute loyalty and obedience to the Fuehrer. Also looks at his failed attempts to use Jewish hostages to barter for money or equipment with the Allies, and at instances where other SS generals contradicted or refused to follow unnecessary suicidal military orders from Hitler.

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