Rise of the Nazis

Politics

Learn the chain of events that propels Hitler from the fringes to the heart of the government. After leading a failed coup in 1923, he turns the Nazis into a legitimate, mainstream party and plots to overthrow Germany’s political elite.

Politics

55m 45s

Learn the chain of events that propels Hitler from the fringes to the heart of the government. After leading a failed coup in 1923, he turns the Nazis into a legitimate, mainstream party and plots to overthrow Germany’s political elite.

Previews + Extras

  • Kurt von Schleicher: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kurt von Schleicher

    S1 E1 - 3m

    Years earlier the Nazi’s violent revolution failed, and Hitler was jailed. But with Hitler’s new strategy to be a legitimate political party and 18% of the vote, the Nazi Party captures Kurt von Schleicher’s interest.

  • The Stormtroopers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Stormtroopers

    S1 E1 - 3m 5s

    The stormtroopers, a paramilitary group made up of disenfranchised men, went to the streets to cause violence against the Nazi’s political rivals in a way the Nazis could deny involvement.

  • Fascist Gains in German Election: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Fascist Gains in German Election

    S1 E1 - 1m 58s

    With the largest party in the Reichstag, the Nazis gain strength as Schleicher’s grip on Hitler weakens. Seeing this, Hitler makes his big move – demanding to be chancellor.

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