Inspired by Norman Ohler?s revelatory book, Blitzed: Drugs In The Third Reich, Nazi Junkies reveals how both Hitler and Nazi Germany were heavily addicted to drugs. The recently unearthed journals of Hitler?s personal doctor, Th?odore Morell, suggest that the F?hrer was a full-fledged addict, taking an assortment of drugs including cocaine, opiates, steroids. Meanwhile, the entire nation of Germany was binging on speed. This was most prevalent on the battlefield, where the drug was systematically distributed to soldiers in order to transform the military ranks into seemingly unstoppable fighting machines.
EPISODE 1 SYNOPSIS – HITLER THE JUNKIE:
Adolf Hitler consumed an assortment of drugs while ruling Nazi Germany. The secret journals of his personal doctor along with archival documents and testimonies from historians, scientists and World War II experts reveal the true extent of his addiction.
EPISODE 2 SYNOPSIS – NAZI JUNKIES:
In 1939, the Reich seemed unstoppable. Germany was an entire nation binging on speed with the drug being systematically used to keep soldiers awake and increase their fighting capacity. Ultimately though, this would contribute to their downfall.