Destroy Paris: Hitler’s Secret Plan
Thursday August 22 at 8:30pm AEST
By 1944, as the Reich was crumbling, Hitler gave detailed orders for the destruction of Paris. He wanted the monuments and all the bridges mined and the city reduced to a
“pile of rubble”. General von Choltitz, the last Nazi commander in charge of Paris, famously claimed he saved the City of Light. But what really happened?