A Series of One Hour Episodes

documenting Germany’s armed forces and military power during the Second World War

Episodes

Germany’s Battleships

The rise and demise of Germany’s mighty battleships The Prince Eugen, The Gneisenau, the Scharnhorst, the Tirpitz and the most feared of all, the Bismarck.

Germany’s West Wall

The Westwall was a series of fortifications constructed between 1938 and 1940 along the western frontier of Germany, the Allies called it the Siegfried Line

Nightfighters

The Hunters of the Reich in the air war over Europe

The Hitler Youth

The Hitler Youth was a logical extension of Hitler’s belief that the future of Nazi Germany was its children.

The Fallschirmjager

The Fallschirmjäger were the paratrooper branch of the German Luftwaffe before and during the Second World War

The Waffen SS Stormtroopers

The Waffen-SS was created as the armed wing of the Nazi Party’s Schutzstaffel (SS, “Protective Squadron”)

The Wehrmacht

The ‘Heer was the land force component of the Wehrmacht which made up the unified armed forces of Nazi Germany

The Kriegsmarine

The Kriegsmarine was the navy of Nazi Germany from 1935 to 1945. Among their most infamous ships were the U-Boats

The Luftwaffe

The Luftwaffe was the most powerful air force in Europe at the start of the second world war.

Panzer

The Panzer Divisions of the German Army, “My Honour is Loyalty”

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