The Invasion: The Outbreak of World War II
screenable online: 2 episodes
On 1 September 1939, Hitler started the most fatal war in world history – a war waged to plunder, dispossess, enslave and eliminate entire ethnic groups. The first part of the German-Polish series reconstructs how Hitler triggered a chain of events that sparked a global conflagration. At the center of the second part is the intense suffering of the Polish people, the first victims of the war.