Breakthrough in the East (Episode 1)
28th January 1945: The total war, propagated by Goebbels, strikes back at the Fatherland in all its drama and reaches its climax on German soil. It is the beginning of a hundred days of horror and death, claiming more lives than in all the years of war. Stalin's soldiers push forward in the east, the Wehrmacht has no chance against such a superior force. In a radio broadcast, Adolf Hitler addresses his people, calling for a "fight of destiny". Fleets of Allied bombers strike the capital of Berlin and destroy Dresden, which is overcrowded with refugees. The Allies march from the west towards the Rhine, but the Wehrmacht has blown up all bridges - except one.