The Wehrmacht (2007): S01E05 – To the Bitter End


The Wehrmacht (German: Die Wehrmacht – Eine Bilanz) is a five-part documentary that provides differentiated answers on the Wehrmacht role in the World War II based on the latest historical and comprehensive investigative research, bringing many new facts to light, among them documents proving for the first time ever, what many among the officers actually thought from Trent Park operation archives.


The average life expectancy of a Wehrmacht recruit in the spring of 45 was just under four weeks. In the last four months of the war alone, 1.2 million German soldiers died.

The Wehrmacht Series

You can find a full index and overview of The Wehrmacht here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 11 December 2007.
  • Rating: Unknown.
  • Running Time: 43 minutes (per episode).
  • Country: Germany.
  • Language: German.

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