6/8. By 1942, the fear of a German invasion had passed and Winston Churchill turned his thoughts to winning the war. But the British campaign in North Africa was going very badly, and he decided to travel there himself, to the very frontline of the conflict.
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3/3. The German dramatised documentary concludes as Speer seeks to gloss over his role in the Third Reich and his friendship with Hitler. But history tells a different tale. In German with English subtitles. A profile of Albert Speer can be seen in Reputations at 11pm.
Albert Speer was
Hitler's armaments minister and one of his few friends. After the Nazis' defeat. his contrition saved him from the gallows. For the next 30 years, he wrestled with his conscience - but was his remorse genuine?
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