This film was planned to be six reels, but the sixth reel - made by Soviet cinematographers filming the liberation of concentration camps near the Russian front - was taken back to the USSR in 1945 and not included in the 1985 release. See more
The German people had embarked on that long, incredible journey that led seemingly out of chaos to unprecedented triumph. Promise after promise had been fulfilled. Austria 1938, Czechoslovakia 1938, Poland 1939, Norway, Denmark, and France in quick succession. A place in the sun at last. True, they had lost their trade unions and a lot of books had been burned, but it seemed a good sort of bargain, and one got to like being told what to do, having one's views prescribed, especially if it meant ...