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1945 The Savage Peace

   2015    History
When the Second World War ended, the people of liberated Europe celebrated their freedom from Nazi tyranny. Their years of suffering had ended, but for millions of Germans, the end of the conflict opened a new and terrible chapter. They suffered the appalling violence meted out to the defeated, especially to those ethnic Germans who had lived peacefully for centuries in neighbouring countries". Savage Peace uses rare and unseen archive film, the documentary tells a harrowing story of vengeance against German civilians, which mirrored some of the worst cruelty of the Nazi occupiers during the years of war. The Savage Peace includes the unique testimony of eyewitnesses and victims, who recall the horrors with searing clarity, their memories undimmed 70 years after the events took place. This a story that has, until now, been untold amidst the justified celebration of an end to an unspeakable tyranny. But as the writer George Orwell said, the treatment of the defeated Germans was a terrible crime that has gone unpunished.
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Africa with David Attenborough
Africa with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
The Private Life of Plants
The Private Life of Plants

   1994    Nature
Motivation
Motivation

   2017    Culture
Dangerous knowledge
Dangerous knowledge

   2007    Science
Black Hole Apocalypse
Black Hole Apocalypse

   2018    Science
In Search of
In Search of

   2018    Technology