Episode guide

Hitler's Bodyguard

Series 1

Hitler's Bodyguard

  • How Hitler's Bodyguard Worked

    How Hitler survived over 40 attempts on his life. Street fighters, thugs and political cronies formed the basis for Hitler's formidable security team.

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  • Early Attempts on His Life

    Documentary series about the men who helped Hitler cheat death so many times. From his early political rise in the 1920s, Hitler knew he was a marked man.

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  • Kill the New Chancellor

    The story of the dedicated men who helped Hitler to cheat death on many occasions. As he became Chancellor, Hitler chose his inner circle of top bodyguards.

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  • The Night of the Long Knives

    Compelling series about the dedicated men who protected the German dictator. Here, how Hitler resolved to murder the SA leaders who most threatened him.

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  • Jewish and Emigre Attempts to Kill Hitler

    How bodyguards saved Hitler from a number of assassination attempts. Here, a look at the attempts on his life by persecuted minorities.

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  • Kill Hitler Before the War Starts

    Compelling series about the bodyguards who protected the German dictator. Here, how German officers plotted to remove Hitler before the war started.

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  • Bombs and Paranoia

    Compelling series about the handpicked men who protected the German dictator. Here, how George Elser attempted to kill Hitler with a spectacular clockwork bomb.

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  • Hitler's Dangerous Car Journeys

    Revealing how Adolf Hitler managed to cheat death on many occasions. Bullet proof and bomb proof, Hitler's Mercedes cars were almost unstoppable.

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  • Hitler's Aircraft and Flights of Fear

    Revealing how Hitler managed to cheat death on so many occasions. Bombs, dummy aircraft and an escape hatch play their part in his survival.

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  • Hitler's Dangerous Train Journeys

    How handpicked bodyguards helped Hitler to cheat death on so many occasions. A look at the armoured train that brought German railways to a halt.

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  • Attempts to Kill Hitler at the Wolf's Lair

    Revealing how Hitler cheated death for so long. Alpine isolation proved a tempting target for many of Hitler's enemies, including the SAS.

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  • Nearly Assassinated at the Berghof

    Documentary series revealing how the German dictator managed to cheat death for so long. Here, how the Stauffenberg bomb missed Hitler by inches.

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  • The Poison Gas Plot in the Bunker

    Concluding the documentary series that examines how Hitler cheated death. Hitler's most trusted minister arrives with a lethal canister.

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