Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This video is volume 20 in the 26-volume World at War series that chronicles the history of World War II. The highly acclaimed television series, hosted by Laurence Olivier, first aired in 1974. This episode depicts the horrors of the holocaust. Hitler's program for racial purity called for the extermination of what he deemed inferior races, including Jews, Slavs, and Gypsies. The video contains graphic archival film footage from the concentration camps at Dachau and Auschwitz.