How The Nazis Lost The War

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 4 - Drugs, Delusion And Demise

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This episode examines what part Hitler’s almost daily injection of opioids and methamphetamine played in his murderous regime. Did his heavy drug use fuel an already delusional personality?

Season 1, Episode 3 - The Enemy Within

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A God complex rarely ends well and for the Nazi’s this delusion would ensure their defeat. Hitler’s messianic belief that the German people were the master race, ruled the Nazi party’s thinking when it came to war strategy. WWII gave the Nazi’s an opportunity to act on their racist vision. They did not see it as a distract...

Season 1, Episode 2 - Wonder(Less) Weapons

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As Germany became overstretched during WWII, Hitler and Goebels promoted Wonder Weapons as the path to ultimate victory. Bigger ships, bigger guns, massive tanks, rockets and jet engines were all on Hitler’s agenda. While many of these wonder weapon designs were technologically impressive, what they needed were designs tha...

Season 1, Episode 1 - Strange Bedfellows

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As World War II loomed, Germany needed Allies - or at least short term sham friendships. Their choices were limited to an international pariah to the East in Russia, a likeminded fascist predator in Italy and a hyper militaristic Japan. Germany’s choice of strange bedfellows would come back to haunt them and they would ult...