Episodes (3)

Episode #1.1
S01E01 · Episode #1.1

May 05, 2020

At the beginning of 1945, Berlin remains under the spell of the Nazi promise of salvation, an illusion at odds with the city's daily reality. Every day there are bombing attacks, fires to be extinguished and corpses to be buried. Life goes on as the front lines of the war close in each day. Death comes for men, women, the old, the young, the National Socialists and the forced laborer. In April, the Red Army stands ready outside the city. In a time of uncertainty on the front lines, nobody has a clear view of what will happen. Civilians hiding, SS soldiers shooting ...

Episode #1.2
S01E02 · Episode #1.2

May 05, 2020

The Battle for Berlin has begun. Step by step, the soon-to-be victorious powers advance. On 30 April, the Red Flag flies over the Reichstag and Adolf Hitler takes his own life. Another seven days pass before the Wehrmacht disassembles. National Socialism is finally beaten, along with Germany and Berlin. But for many, the fall of Nazism spells liberation rather than defeat.

The division of Germany
S01E03 · The division of Germany

May 08, 2020

The British, French and Americans are waiting to enter Berlin. In the meantime, the Soviets appoint mayors, organize 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, theaters 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: Tagebuch einer Großstadt Season 1 (2020) is released on May 05, 2020. Watch Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt online - the German Documentary TV series from Germany. Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt is directed by Volker Heise and created by Marc Bauder with Simon Brauer and Konstantin Achmed Bürger. Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt is available online on Amazon Prime Video and fuboTV.

As know as:

Berlin 1945: Tagebuch einer Großstadt, Berlin 1945: Le journal d'une capitale, Berlin 1945(Alternative Title), Berlin 1945: The Journal of a Capital(English, literal English title), Berlin 1945





Production Companies:

Rundfunk Berlin-Brandenburg (RBB), ARTE, Bauderfilm

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