Hitler: The Rise and Fall

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  • 2015
  • 1 Season
  • 7.4  (348)

Hitler: The Rise and Fall was a documentary series that aired on the American Heroes Channel from 2016 to 2017. The series chronicled the rise of Adolf Hitler from a failed artist to one of the most infamous dictators in history. Narrated by Mark Lisseman, the series relied heavily on archival footage and expert interviews to give a comprehensive look at Hitler's ascension to power. The show was divided into four parts, each focusing on a different period of Hitler's life.

The first part, titled "The Making of Adolf Hitler," explored Hitler's early years and his unsuccessful attempt to become an artist. The series suggested that Hitler's experiences during World War I were influential in shaping his ideology and path towards politics.

In the second part, "The Rise of the Nazi Party," the focus shifted to the formation of the Nazi Party and Hitler's increasing influence within it. The series examined the party's use of propaganda and intimidation to gain power and the polarizing effect it had on German society.

Part three, "Building the Third Reich," delved into Hitler's consolidation of power after becoming Chancellor in 1933. Viewers were given a closer look at how Hitler utilized his charisma and oratory skills to rally the German people behind his cause.

The final part, "The End of Adolf Hitler," followed the decline of Hitler's power and eventual suicide in April 1945. The series explored Hitler's desperate decisions in the final days of the war and the impact of his death on Germany and the world.

Throughout the series, experts such as Adam Wittek, a German historian and Kitty de la Beche, a professor of modern European history, provided insight and context for the events that took place. The show also included personal accounts from individuals who lived through Hitler's reign, giving a human perspective to the historical events.

One unique aspect of the series was its use of maps and animated graphics to illustrate key points or give context to certain events. This helped to make complex historical concepts more accessible to viewers who may not have a deep understanding of the period.

Overall, Hitler: The Rise and Fall was a well-produced and informative series that offered a detailed exploration of one of the darkest periods in human history. Through extensive research and expert analysis, the show provided a nuanced look at Hitler's life and the events that led to the devastating consequences of his reign.

Hitler: The Rise and Fall is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on April 13, 2015.

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Episode 6
6. Episode 6
November 20, 2016
The final episode explores Hitler's mental and physical decline as he was forced to confront inevitable defeat in the depths of his bunker in Berlin
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
October 30, 2016
As the tide of war turns against Hitler, he accelerates the holocaust and sacrifices millions of lives on the eastern front, while retreating into drug addiction in his palatial country home
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
October 23, 2016
This episode examines Hitler's transformation into the megalomaniac Nazi messiah responsible for the global carnage of World War II, as he invades Poland, France and Russia
Death, Destruction and Legacy
3. Death, Destruction and Legacy
April 27, 2015
A summary of the War through a time line of key events; key decisions; strategic failures; determination to destroy everyone; focusing on the power mad individuals now realising they now need to look out for the impending arrival of allied forces 1945.
The Implementation of Terror
2. The Implementation of Terror
April 20, 2015
To implement his brand of terror required a group of men tasked with clear roles. A deep look at Goebbels, HImmler and Goring. The men that made up Hitler's inner circle.
Gradual Beginnings
1. Gradual Beginnings
April 13, 2015
A look at how Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Herman Goring, Josef Goebbels and Rudolf Hess made their individual journeys through pre-war Germany.
Where to Watch Hitler: The Rise and Fall
Hitler: The Rise and Fall is available for streaming on the AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Hitler: The Rise and Fall on demand at Vudu and Google Play.
  • Premiere Date
    April 13, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (348)