Pure History Moments Season: 1 When a final battle is ordered in the name of honor, the German people see it as a meaningless fight that can only end with their demise. Revolution is their vivacious answer.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 Germany is near defeat; the Allies are advancing from all sides with superior force. Hitler calls to arms all able-bodied men ages 16-60 to defend their country.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The Wilhelm Gustloff set off to bring 10,000 German civilian refugees to safety. Unfortunately, the Baltic sea was still being patrolled by Soviet submarines with a primary mission to seek and destroy any and all transport vessels.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The Red Army closes the circle around the city of Berlin. The deeper they penetrate, the more brutal the fighting. Each house and street is fought for to the last breath.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The defeat of Nazi Germany is only a matter of hours. Adolf Hitler commits suicide deep within a bunker, and feelings of an end come simultaneously with those of a new beginning.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 As soon as the German front is breached, panic takes over. Through snow and ice, around one million German civilians start off on a mass migration.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The Red Army invades Hitler's Reich with overwhelming superiority. Larger cities are declared fortresses as tenants are mandatorily evacuated. Children as young as 15 are forced to fight on the front lines.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 Germany is a wasteland of ruin. Almost every second home is destroyed; 14 billion cubic feet of rubble needs to be cleared away.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 24 major war criminals are put on trial for the acts of the Nazi regime. The allies want to showcase the injustice of the Nazis, but the defendants show no guilt or recollection of their wrongdoing.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The future of Germany and Europe is decided now that the second world war has come to an end. Stalin, Truman, and Churchill stood united against Hitler, now they plan to draft a plan of peace.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The allied soldiers are horrified as they open the gates to the liberated concentration camps. The few prisoners left alive barely resemble the people they once were. The true horror of the war is revealed.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 The Soviets control all of East Europe, save Berlin, an allied-controlled thorn in the side of the Communist Empire. When the allies attempted economic reform, the Soviets began their resistance of the Deutschmark.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 There are mass protests in East Berlin against the GDR regime. Protests turned to uprisings. The people in the streets thought that freedom was coming... until the shooting began.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 West Germany seeks to ally with the United States. Conflict arises when the proposition of the rearmament of Germany arises.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 A soviet blockage creates a starving Berlin, but an incredible constant influx from an allied airlift brings hope and quells hunger.
Pure History Moments Season: 1 3 years since the end of the war and many shops are still closed. Theft of food out of pure desperation is common, as the old money has little to no value.