Nazi Junkies

Nazi Junkies

2 Episodes

Inspired by Norman Ohler’s international bestseller, Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich, NAZI JUNKIES reveals the all-consuming dependency on drugs that Hitler and the entire nation of Germany had during World War II. The secret journals of Hitler’s personal doctor, Théodore Morell, have suggested that the Führer was a full-fledged addict, taking a cocktail injection that included cocaine, opiates and steroids. Meanwhile, from factory workers to housewives, millions of Germans were binging on speed. This was most prevalent on the battlefield, where the drug was systematically distributed to soldiers in order to transform their military ranks into seemingly invincible fighting machines.

DIRECTED BY CHRISTIAN HULEU
FRANCE | 2017 | ENGLISH LANGUAGE | 2 EPISODES

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Nazi Junkies
  • Hitler the Junkie

    Episode 1

    Cocaine, opiates, steroids... Hitler consumed an assortment of drugs as he ruled over Nazi Germany. The secret journals of Dr. Théodore Morell, Hitler’s personal physician, have suggested that the Führer was a full-fledged addict. Archival documents and testimonies from historians, scientists and...

  • Nazi Junkies

    Episode 2

    The year is 1939. Hitler plunges Europe into war. In a few weeks the Wehrmacht brings Poland to its knees and crushes the French Army. Nothing seems to be able to stop the Reich, and yet only two years later, their armed forces are destroyed in Russia. How can such a collapse be explained? Nazi G...