As the Nazi Reich was collapsing in 1944, Hitler issued orders to destroy Paris completely. He wanted all monuments and bridges to be mined, and the city reduced to rubble. General von Choltitz, the last Nazi commander in charge of Paris, famously claimed that he saved the „City of Light.“ However, there is more to the story. This investigation delves into what really happened in the final days of the Nazi occupation of Paris.
Director: Françoise Cros de Fabrique