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    Secrets of the Third Reich

    S1 E2 Hitler's Madness

    Was Hitler's personal physician, Theodor Morell, actually a double agent assigned to kill his boss or was he simply a quack? And did his dubious medical treatments contribute to the mad dictator's extreme behavior? Join us as we investigate recently discovered medical records that reveal evidence about Hitler's drug abuse, mental illness and the controversial doctor he entrusted with his life. Interviews with medical experts and historians shed light on the Fuhrer's health and what bearing it had on his military and political decisions.

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A celebrated Nazi general who plots Hitler's assassination. A sunken U-boat that mysteriously vanishes. An Alpine Fortress that may house millions in lost Nazi gold. Decades after World War II, there are still many Secrets of the Third Reich unfolding. We go into the minds of some of the conflict's most prominent events and notorious figures, and uncover the little-known stories that played a large role in determining the fate of the WWII and those who fought in it.
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