Poland was to become the epicenter of Nazi brutality - the place where Nazism achieved its purest and most bestial form. This is the story of the first two years of the Nazi occupation of Poland and the vicious power battles between the Nazi barons.
With access to extraordinary new material from Lithuania, including an interview with a member of the Nazi killing squads, this program examines how the Nazi could commit acts that have altered forever of the depths of human cruelty.
In the summer of 1943 the Italians, seeing which way the war was going, voted Mussolini out of office and declared the war over. Why couldn?t the Germans do the same? Why did it take the near total destruction of their country for them to give in?