The World at War: Season 1, Episode 20

Genocide: 1941-1945 (27 Mar. 1974)

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The history of the Nazi persecution of the Jews, showing events leading to the "Final Solution". Footage and Interviews with SS officers and Jewish survivors from various countries describe... See full summary »

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Himself - Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rita Boas-Koopman ...
Herself - Dutch Jew (as Rita Boas Koopman)
Richard Böch ...
Himself S.S. Lance Corporal
Anthony Eden ...
Himself (as Lord Avon)
Wilhelm Hoettl ...
Himself - S.S. Major (as Dr. Wilhelm Höttl)
Avraham Kochavi ...
Himself - Polish Jew
Primo Levi ...
Himself - Italian Jew
Dov Paisikovic ...
Himself - Hungarian Jew
Rudolf Vrba ...
Himself - Czechoslovak Jew
Karl Wolff ...
Himself
Rivka Yosilevska ...
Herself - Polish Jew
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The history of the Nazi persecution of the Jews, showing events leading to the "Final Solution". Footage and Interviews with SS officers and Jewish survivors from various countries describe how the extermination camps operated and what existence was like there. Written by WesternOne

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In the original cut of this programme, Sir Laurence Olivier introduces it on-camera, warning of the graphic nature of the subject documented. See more »

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Himself - Czechoslovak Jew: You see, this was a moment when Moses Sonerschien, the Rabbi's son, spoke to his God. "God show them your power - this is against You!" And nothing happened! And then he said, "There is no God."
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