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    Apocalypse: The Second World War

    S1 E1 Aggression

    1945. Berlin lies in ruins as the Red Army ravages its way across Eastern Europe, and the Allies close like pincers on the German capital. But this story begins in a very different Berlin; footage reveals Europe's most dynamic and liberal city in full swing even as the Great Depression sweeps the globe in the early 1930s. Newsreels, propaganda films, and rarely seen private films relate the story of Hitler's rise and his brilliantly aggressive bluffing game with French, British, and Soviet leaders, who were fatally reluctant to confront a newly radicalized Germany.

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More than six-hundred hours of video taken by front-line soldiers, top-secret operatives, resistance fighters, and private citizens have been declassified and restored in full-color high definition. This six-part series, containing never-before-seen footage, will forever change the way we look at the Second World War.
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