Hitler’s Warriors

Published on 28th July 2017 by

A six part 1998 German documentary series created by the journalist Guido Knopp and broadcast by ZDF, it looks at six of the most important senior military officers in Nazi Germany at the time of World War II, each 45 minute long episode profiles one of these individuals and the role they played in the war. The series includes first hand personal insights from friends, relatives and colleagues of the men profiled, and makes extensive use of family photographs and archived camera footage.

We have all six episodes of the series available to watch here on Documentary Vine, navigate between them via the numbered tabs beneath the video player or via the episode list below.

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Guido Knopp later authored a companion book, Hitler’s Warriors, published in 2005 by The History Press. The English language version is available in hardcover only, it is not yet available in digital formats.

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