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While the battlefields of WWII were a stage for acts of heroism, strategic cunning, and horrific atrocities, conditions on the home front seemed more stable. Yet from bombed-out London to occupied France, the war enabled one thing to flourish - crime. Wartime Crime is a Documentary & Biography series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on October 18, 2017. It has moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

Wartime Crime is available for streaming on the AHC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wartime Crime on demand at Amazon, Vudu, AHC, Google Play, iTunes online.

Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on AHC
1 Season, 6 Episodes
October 18, 2017
Documentary & Biography
7.3/10
Cast: Mike Bodie, Chris Pollard
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Wartime Crime Full Episode Guide

  • Incensed by their treatment under Mussolini's regime and anxious to re-establish their European criminal network, Mafiosi including incarcerated kingpin Charles "Lucky" Luciano offered their full support to American intelligence officers.

  • In Nazi Germany and Britain, the blackouts were a necessity for defending lives and property from enemy bombing but proved a useful tool for predatory criminals, allowing two serial killers who used the absolute darkness to prey upon victims.

  • In pre-war America street gangs were on the rise. California media stirred up panic about young Mexicans and Latinos. When WWII began, racial tensions increased, and they were quickly portrayed as a significant threat, leading to a racial boiling point.

  • When the US military takes over the German Kronberg Castle in 1945, a scandalous affair between a US Army Captain and Air Force Officer ensues, resulting in one of the most elaborate treasure heists of all time.

  • Billy Hill was the most powerful Kingpin in Britain's post-war underworld, but the secret behind Hill's empire is little known.

  • Known for his dubious medical practices and shady financial deals, the Nazi occupation liberated Dr. Marcel Petiot's murderous instincts, enabling him to embark on a shocking killing spree.