Night of the Long Knives
See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany’s president and the Nazis’ power base. His advisors persuade him to destroy the Nazi stormtroopers and their leader – one of his oldest friends – to make the SS Germany’s only paramilitary force.
Premieres on November 10
See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power. In 1930, Germany is a liberal democracy. Just four years later, democracy is dead, Germany’s leader is a dictator and the government is in the hands of the Nazis.
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S1 Ep3 | 2m 31s
Himmler plans to exploit Röhm’s weakness to eliminate him and the Storm Troopers.
S1 Ep3 | 2m 38s
Edgar Jung, a right-wing intellectual, secretly plots Hitler’s downfall.
S1 Ep3 | 30s
See how Hitler finds himself caught between Germany’s president and the Nazis’ power base.
S1 Ep2 | 2m 33s
Heinrich Himmler had Hitler’s approval and knew which buttons to push.
S1 Ep2 | 2m 43s
The Storm Troopers start a large-scale operation to fight inner enemies.
S1 Ep2 | 2m 5s
Heinrich Himmler and the SS saw themselves as Hitler’s most loyal soldiers.
S1 Ep2 | 30s
Discover the measures Chancellor Hitler takes to dismantle the German state.
S1 Ep1 | 3m 5s
The stormtroopers were a paramilitary wing used by the Nazi Party.
S1 Ep1 | 3m
The Nazi Party gains the attention of Kurt von Schleicher.
S1 Ep1 | 1m 58s
When the Nazi Party takes control with 37 percent of the vote, Hitler strikes.
See how Adolf Hitler and the Nazis rise to power and usher in the death of democracy.