Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial

This historical documentary series from the BBC reenacts the infamous Nuremberg War Trials that took place after World War II. The set of three one-hour episodes observes the 60th anniversary of the Nuremberg War Trials. Each episode tells the story of one of three men who were place on trial for crimes against humanity: Rudolf Hess, Herman Goring, and Albert Speer. The documentary employs both the use of archival film footage of the actual trial activity, combined with dramatic reenactments of these historic events.

1 Season, 3 Episodes
September 26, 2006
Drama, Mini-Series
Cast: Matthew Macfadyen, Richard Overy, John Dolibois, Whitney Harris
Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial

Nuremberg: Nazis on Trial Full Episode Guide

  • Episode three details the trial of fanatical Nazi Rudolf Hess, whose trial was marked by his increasingly bizarre and paranoid behavior.

  • Installment two looks at the trial of the Nazi's top soldier, Hermann Goering, and how it turned into a battle for his legacy with the German people.

  • Episode one focuses on Nazi Albert Speer, who used his charisma to, according to some, fool the court into a lighter sentence than he deserved.

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