Children of the Master Race (2013)

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  • Director

    Tim Tate

  • Country

    United Kingdom

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  • Category

    Non Fiction


Documentary about the Nazi's plan to create a 'racially pure' Aryan generation. Heinrich Himmler established the Lebensborn (spring of life) programme, a scheme involving secret birthing homes, the kidnapping of thousands of children and the murder of tiny babies. The film also follows three Lebensborn children as they try to piece together their stories.

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