The story of Helmut and Karl Hoffmann. Both come of age at the start of Hitler's power in Germany. Helmut joins the SS and eventually becomes a successful flag rank officer. Karl joins the SA and experiences the darker side of Nazism after the SA is disbanded and Karl is thrown into prison and later conscripted into the German army. Brother is pitted against brother until their relationship, and the Third Reich, stands in ruins Written by
Anthony Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Brother is pitted against brother under the shadow of the Third Reich.
17 February 1985 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil
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Aspect Ratio: 1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?
Hitler's portrait on the Hitler's S.S.: Portrait in Evil
(1985) cover/poster is taken from a March 1933 Reichstag election poster, the last one in which Germans had a choice. The poster shows President Paul von Hindenburg
and Chancellor Adolf Hitler
. The caption states "The Reich will never be destroyed if you are united and loyal: National Socialism." See more
When Becker (Helmutt Hoffman's friend) begins wearing a Waffen-SS grey uniform, he has the collar insignia of a Hauptsturmführer (Captain) while at the same time wears the shoulder boards of an Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel). See more
You can probably remember when Bismark was Chancellor!
That's right, I can. And we didn't have songs to honor pimps then, either.
The "Horst Wessel"? What are you talking about, Horst Wessel was killed in a fight with the Communists back in '30.
I don't care if he was killed by a troupe of performing monkeys. He was still a pimp then, all the same!
Wenn die Soldaten,
sung on train to the Night of the Long Knives See more