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By early 1945 Hitler was held up in his bunker deep beneath the Reichschancellery as the Red Army surrounded Berlin. His colleagues and officers plot to either kill Hitler or escape the bunker and negotiate with the Allies.
The Berghof near Berchtesgaden in the Bavarian Obersalzberg was the nearest Hitler had to a home. Here he was surrounded by close colleagues and their families and relax amid the mountain scenery.
Hitler's most famous headquarters the Wolfschanze or 'Wolf's Lair' was near Rastenburg deep in the forests of East Prussia. From here Hitler directed the titanic campaign against the Soviet Union.
As Hitler's empire expanded the need for a secure mobile military headquarters led him to use a Special Train the Führer-Sonderzug. Code named 'Amerika' this became an armored monster with anti-aircraft armament and state-of-the-art communications.
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- Premiered: November 17, 2008
- Rating: None
- Premise: Security tactics employed by Adolf Hitler from his rise to power to his rule of Germany are examined.