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Did the widespread use of narcotics by the Nazis and their Führer change the course of history? These two investigations have just put the official version of the history of World War II into question, thanks to new perspectives from numerous experts.

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Did the widespread use of narcotics by the Nazis and their Führer change the course of history? These two investigations have just put the official version of the history of World War II into question, thanks to new perspectives from numerous experts.

    • EPISODE 1

    Hitler the Junkie

    Far away from the myth of the healthy man that he wanted to embody, Hitler consumed many drugs as he led Germany. Cocaine, opiates, steroids….Was Hitler addicted to drugs? At the center of this revelation, documents which had up until this point remained unknown: the journals of Doctor Théodore Morell, Hitler’s personal doctor. This documentary sets out to discover the traces of this addiction: through the archives and thanks to testimonies from historians, scientists and World War II specialists. Will Hitler’s skull examination, conserved in Russia, reveal the ultimate proof of his drug habits?Because in any case, if Hitler’s drug addiction does not explain the crimes of Nazism and the extermination of millions of Jewish women, men and children, it will nevertheless cast a totally new light on a part of our history that we thought we knew everything about.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes

    Far away from the myth of the healthy man that he wanted to embody, Hitler consumed many drugs as he led Germany. Cocaine, opiates, steroids….Was Hitler addicted to drugs? At the center of this revelation, documents which had up until this point remained unknown: the journals of Doctor Théodore Morell, Hitler’s personal doctor. This documentary sets out to discover the traces of this addiction: through the archives and thanks to testimonies from historians, scientists and World War II specialists. Will Hitler’s skull examination, conserved in Russia, reveal the ultimate proof of his drug habits?Because in any case, if Hitler’s drug addiction does not explain the crimes of Nazism and the extermination of millions of Jewish women, men and children, it will nevertheless cast a totally new light on a part of our history that we thought we knew everything about.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 53 Minutes
    • EPISODE 2

    Nazi Junkies

    1939: Hitler plunges Europe into war. In a few weeks the Wehrmacht brings Poland to its knees and crushes the French Army. Nothing seems able to stop the Reich...and yet...2 years later, the Wermacht is destroyed in Russia. How can such a turnaround be explained? Nazi Germany was an entire nation binging on speed….and this was the case all the way up to the battlefields, where the drug was systematically distributed to the soldiers to transform them into fighting machines. Archives that were until this point inaccessible shine a new light on these darkest years of our history. What role did the widespread use of drugs have in the history of World War II? Did the methamphetamine render Germany invincible and then throw it into catastrophe? And what if behind the Nazi dream of a population of supermen was a hidden reality of a nation plunged into drug use? The story that this documentary tells is that of millions of soldiers on amphetamines, of a high population and a Führer who was sinking into addiction.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes

    1939: Hitler plunges Europe into war. In a few weeks the Wehrmacht brings Poland to its knees and crushes the French Army. Nothing seems able to stop the Reich...and yet...2 years later, the Wermacht is destroyed in Russia. How can such a turnaround be explained? Nazi Germany was an entire nation binging on speed….and this was the case all the way up to the battlefields, where the drug was systematically distributed to the soldiers to transform them into fighting machines. Archives that were until this point inaccessible shine a new light on these darkest years of our history. What role did the widespread use of drugs have in the history of World War II? Did the methamphetamine render Germany invincible and then throw it into catastrophe? And what if behind the Nazi dream of a population of supermen was a hidden reality of a nation plunged into drug use? The story that this documentary tells is that of millions of soldiers on amphetamines, of a high population and a Führer who was sinking into addiction.

    • HD
    • CC
    • 57 Minutes
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