The Final Solution - Auschwitz 1 (1975)

Film details

  • Featuring

    Eric Porter

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1975

  • Genre

    Documentary

  • Type

    Television

  • Category

    Non Fiction

Synopsis

First of a two part TV documentary on the Nazi murder programme that led to the notorious Auschwitz camp. Follows the development of Nazi racial policy and initial persecutions, beatings up and maltreatment of Jews in Germany and Austria and how the round-ups and mass killings that took place in Eastern Europe as the Nazis invaded those countries. Also looks at Himmler and the SS and the latter's ethos, philosophies and training and indoctrination programmes.

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