World War II and the Holocaust

Learn about the horrors of the holocaust and the German front of World War II.

NOW PLAYING (1 of 0)

History: Deadly Ghetto Revolt Remembered

As the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising approaches, one man fights to keep the last remaining walls of the ghetto intact. Learn more about his story in this Discovery Channel video.


As the 65th anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising approaches, one man fights to keep the last remaining walls of the ghetto intact. Learn more about his story in this Discovery Channel video.
1:58

History: Deadly Ghetto Revolt Remembered

It's a convenient fiction that the Germans alone were responsible for the Holocaust. The awful truth is that some of the worst offenders were not German but were Latvian Viktor Arajs, a group who actively participated in killing of 30,000 Jews.
2:23

Nazi Collaborators: The Plot to Kill Jews

On December 8, 1941 more than 12,000 people are lined up and marched out of the city to meet their death, creating "Bloody Sunday",  the second largest massacre of Jews during World War II.
2:40

Nazi Collaborators: Thousands Die on Bloody Sunday

After the end of World War II, the Allies decided to bring those responsible for the deaths of thousands to justice. Learn more about the Nazi trials in this clip from the Military Channel's "The War Detectives."
3:12

The War Detectives: Trying the Nazis

By early 1944, Hitler faced a new threat. In the West, Allied preparations to invade north-west France were coming to a climax. It was an attack he had long been expecting.
2:36

World War II in Color: D-Day Begins

On January 1, 1945 a Do or Die mission is launched in order to defeat the Allied troops; unfortunately, the strategy is flawed.
1:43

World War II in Color: Do or Die

Adolf Hitler and the committee determine a strategy to deal with their "Jew problem" in Europe. Those who are unable to flee are left to face the horrific fate of death camps like Treblinka.
3:35

World War II in Color: Inside Treblinka

On September 17, 1944 after completing the battle at Normandy, 30,000 British and American troops landed in German territory to begin Operation Market Garden.
2:54

World War II in Color: Operation Market Garden

D-Day has arrived, and Hitler's army is prepared for battle as the Allies begin to storm the beaches of Normandy.
3:27

World War II in Color: Taking the Beaches

Most Watched in History

Most Watched in History
1:13

Assignment Discovery: Mali Empire

Most Watched in History
2:06

Assignment Discovery: The Ghana Empire

Most Watched in History
1:48

Assignment Discovery: Triangular Trade

Most Watched in History
0:45

Assignment Discovery: Middle Passage of Slave Trade

Most Watched in History
2:11

Assignment Discovery: History of Timbuktu

Most Watched in History
1:55

Assignment Discovery: American Inventions of the 1800s

Most Watched in History
2:54

What the Ancients Knew: The Roman Catapult

Most Watched in History
2:59

Assignment Discovery: Slave Ship Captains

Most Watched in History
1:17

What the Ancients Knew: Archimedes on Force

Most Watched in History
0:44

Assignment Discovery: Songhai Empire

Most Watched in History
2:36

China: Chinese Architecture of the Forbidden City

Most Watched in History
2:36

China: Innovation in Ancient China


Recent Videos in History

Recent Videos in History
23:23

From Earmuffs to Zippers

Recent Videos in History
3:58

What if the Cold War never ended?

Recent Videos in History
6:18

Rome's Colossally Cool Colosseum

Recent Videos in History
169:57

What the heck was the 'Industrial Revolution'?

Recent Videos in History
1:49

King Tut Unwrapped: Family Deformities

Recent Videos in History
1:25

King Tut Unwrapped: Royal Sister-Wife

Recent Videos in History
24:28

World War II and the Holocaust

Recent Videos in History
67:28

The MacGyver Moves of Ancient Empires

Recent Videos in History
59:33

Egypt's 10 Greatest Discoveries

Recent Videos in History
79:59

Unsolved History: What Really Happened?

Recent Videos in History
1:06

Treasure Quest: Spanish Coins

Recent Videos in History
0:37

Castle Walls