Military & War World War 2 documentaries

Feldzug in Polen (Campaign in Poland)

Military & War Presenter Fritz Hippler 1940 Unrated

Feldzug in Polen (Campaign in Poland) is a 1940 NAZI war propaganda documentary about the invasion and occupation of Poland by the German army in 1939. The film was made by German filmmaker Fritz Hippler, who was head of the film production department of Propaganda Ministry of the Third Reich, under[...]

The Germans We Kept

The Germans We Kept is a BBC Timewatch programme from 2000 about German Prisoners of War (POWs) who were captured by Allied forces and imprisoned in camps in Great Britain but decided to remain in the country after the end of the Second World War. By 1946 there were over 400,000 prisoners of war in[...]

Hitler's Secret Science

Hitlers Secret Science is a 45 minute long 2010 documentary about the huge teams of leading scientists which were working for Nazi Germany in their quest to develop the devastating weapons they needed to win them the Second World War, they had even made progress towards developing an atomic bomb. By[...]

The Brits Who Fought for Hitler

A 2002 British documentary about British prisoners of war who were recruited by the Nazi’s to fight in their own Infantry unit of the Waffen-SS and served alongside the Nazi’s on the eastern front, the unit was initially called the ‘Legion of St George’ and later renamed the[...]

WWII in HD: The Air War

HistoryMilitary & War Presenter Rob Lowe 2010 Unrated

WWII in HD: The Air War is a feature-length 2010 history documentary which follows the story of three 8th Air Force airmen and the war reporter Andy Rooney for the year which led up to D-Day battle against the powerful German Luftwaffe. The documentary makes use of original color[...]

Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told

Adolf Hitler: The Greatest Story Never Told, a marathon 6-hour-long documentary by Dennis Wise providing a full biographical account of Hitler's life.   There are many documentary films that have examined Hitler's role as ruler of the Third Reich such as Hitler in Colour. When it[...]

Nazi Collaborators

Nazi Collaborators, a 13-part war documentary series hosted by Alastair Simpson which tells the stories of some of those who collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War 2.   Many, many people, companies and other groups decided to collaborate with Adolf Hitler and the Nazi regime lead[...]

World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West

World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West, a six-part documentary narrated by British actor Samuel West which looks into the Soviet-German relations around the time of World War 2.   The film, which was created by historian Laurence Rees and writer Andrew Williams f[...]

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall

Military & War Presenter Tony Call 2010 Unrated

Third Reich: The Rise & Fall, a 2010 documentary which features painstakingly researched rare archive footage and unheard interviews with people who were inside Hitlers Germany.   There are many documentaries about World War 2, but this documentary takes viewers directly into Germany[...]

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East

Soviet Storm: WW2 in the East, a 2011 war documentary series which covers many of the battles fought by the Soviet Union against the German army during the Second World War.   This starts in June 1941 when the German army invaded the USSR under a campaign codenamed "Operation Barbaro[...]

Apocalypse: The Second World War

Apocalypse: The Second World War, is a French-made war documentary series hosted by Mathieu Kassovitz which takes us through 6 significant stages before and during WW2.   This film comprises completely of historic archive footage from French citizens, resistance fighters, soldiers and war[...]

Hitler in Colour

Hitler in Colour, a 2005 documentary film narrated by Scottish actor Brian Denis Cox (X-men 2) which comprises almost all known colour footage of Adolf Hilter in the rise of the Nazi party and during World War 2.   The result is a documentary which provides a 12-year account of Germany un[...]

Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler - The Fuhrer

  The second part of the 2011 war documentary Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler we take a look at when Hilter actually became "The Fuhrer".   As German economy fell apart in the early 1930's, the Nazi part surged in popularity across the country. In 1933 Hilter became c[...]

Apocalypse: The Rise of Hitler - Becoming Hitler

  Becoming Hitler is part one of a two-part 2011 war documentary "The Rise of Hitler" presented by English voice-over actor Richard Lintern. The Fuhrer of the Nazi Third Reich needs no introduction for his crimes against humanity are some of the most documented of all time. &nbs[...]

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