On June 6th, 1944, the Allies finally land troops in Normandy to open the western front. But after the surprise of the D-Day landings and Allied advances, Nazi loyalists dig in, determined to keep a merciless grip on the towns, strongholds and fortresses to defend the third Reich. These are the stories of desperate battles waged on the edge defeat, not just for victory, but for survival.
Hitler's Last Stand: Suicide Hill
A Japanese American regiment fights through darkened forests, heavy rains, and entrenched Nazis to reach a lost US battalion in the Vosges Mountains.
Hitler's Last Stand: Bunker Blitz
As the war finally arrives on German soil, US soldiers must smash through two layers of the infamous Siegfried Line to capture the city of Aachen.
Hitler's Last Stand: Panzer Rush
As the Battle of the Bulge rages, a young US scout becomes separated from his regiment and spends the night trapped behind the enemy line.
Hitler's Last Stand: Himmler's Folly
As the Battle of the Bulge ebbs, Himmler launches a surprise offensive into France but is slowed by the bravery of a near-sighted US army cook.
Hitler's Last Stand: Nazi Tank Hunters
After a nighttime crossing of the Savio River, a platoon of Canadian tank hunters fights off Nazi Panther tanks with only the weapons they can carry.
Hitler's Last Stand: Enemy Allies
Nearly a year after D-Day, American Captain Jack Lee and German Wehrmacht Major Josef Gangl, fight to defend high-ranking French prisoners from the Waffen SS in 13th Century Castle Itter. The battle for at the castle proves to be the last significant ground combat action of World War II in Europe and sees American and German forces fighting together against Nazi fanatics.
Hitler's Last Stand: Killer Causeway
In the aftermath of the D-Day landings, Nazi paratroopers dig in to defend at Carentan to prevent the link up on US forces on Utah and Omaha Beaches.