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Beyond the Myth - The SS Unveiled

With an emphasis on emotional and personal content and based on the latest research, this uncompromising and hard-hitting documentary will give unprecedented insight into how ordinary people serviced an evil ideology and became mass murderers and abusers.

Each episode deals with a specific core theme, as the series delves deeper and explores connections between key events, situations, and those involved – perpetrators, enablers, and victims. From the rise of the SS to the ‘Final Solution’ and the death camps, through to the integration of foreign nationals into the unit, and the later flight from justice, the episodes are based on intimate archive material, including interviews with victims and their descendants and recordings of the perpetrators with their families.

Previously unpublished material such as the recently discovered work diary of Heinrich Himmler and remastered and restored original archive footage are combined with graphic elements and new material filmed at historic locations, accompanied by interviews with the top international experts of each topic.

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Cinecentrum Deutsche Gesellschaft für Film- und Fernsehproduktion for ZDF and ZDF Enterprises
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