Summary:The Nazi historical department sought to justify the master race theories of the SS ideology. History was used as a political tool and historians and archaeologists collaborated. Archive footage includes colour film of the Nazi expedition to Antarctica: Nazi expeditions across the world from the Baltic to Persia to Venezuela; the Nazi 1938 expedition measuring skulls in Tibet; Himmler on an archaeological site; the Nuremberg trial of Wolfram Sievers,the head of the SS-Ahnenerbe (the Ancestral Heritage Society),Himmler's Archaeological and Historical Unit. Includes interviews with members of Himmler's personal staff and the wife of an SS Commander.
Description:New evidence and film archive reveals the extraordinary strory of the SS Archaeological Unit - the real Raiders of the Lost Ark.