Hitler's Heroes


S1 Ep2 - Hanna Reitsch

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Hanna Reitsch - This two-part documentary series examines two of Hitler's most devoted followers. Hanna Reitsch was the Luftwaffe's most daring test pilot. She became a heroine of her time - the only woman awarded the Iron Cross First Class. Summoned by Hitler to the Fuhrerbunker during his final days, she became the last pilot to fly in and out of Berlin before the city's fall, both times under heavy artillery fire. (From Austria, in English and German) (Documentary Series) (Part 2 of 2) (Rpt)...

S1 Ep1 - Otto Skorzeny

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Otto Skorzeny - This two-part series examines two of Hitler's most devoted followers. Otto Skorzeny was Hitler's most elusive 'craftsmen of war'. Broad duelling scars across his cheeks earned him his nickname 'Scarface'. To the allies' secret services, he was one of the most dangerous men in Europe. Famously he led a successful 1943 rescue mission to free Benito Mussolini. He survived the war and his acquittal for war crimes only added to his mythical status. (From Austria, in German and Englis...