Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis (2020): S01E03 – May 1945


Introduction

Life in Berlin in 1945 before, during and after the battle of Berlin seen through the eyes of those who were there at the time from common Berliners to Allied troops.

Also known as Berlin 1945 : Le Journal D’Une Captale (French) and Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt (German).

Outline

The British, French and Americans are waiting to enter Berlin. In the meantime, the Soviets appoint mayors, organise the food supply and go on the hunt for war criminals. The Jewish community, among whom there are few survivors, regroup. The fate of the city is determined at the Potsdam Conference. Life returns to the ruins, theatres reopen and orchestras play in the open air. By the end of 1945, the bond that held the Allies together is torn apart – and the Cold War begins.

Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis Series

You can find a full index and overview of Berlin 1945: Diary of a Metropolis here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 11 November 2020 (UK).
  • Running Time: 3 x 52 minutes (UK).
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Country: Germany.
  • Language: English.

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