Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter
This program is part of a series hosted by Patrick O'Neal that examines some of the key events of WWII. Archival film clips, photographs, newspaper accounts, journals, personal recollections of soldiers, and commentary by historians are used to tell these stories of courage and perseverance in the face of adversity. This episode follows the advance of Allied Forces, which overran the Germans and drove the Nazi forces back to the Rhine River. It was the death knell for the German war machine. The days of Hitler's war of aggression were coming to an end.