60 mins watch time
Posted April 2021
Hitler’s invasion of Russia was a gamble with world-altering consequences. Drawing on never-before-seen sources, the legendary broadcaster and historian tells the fatal story of Operation Barbarossa. In conversation with award-winning historian James Holland, David transports us to the backrooms where leaders made crucial decisions, and to the front lines, where we meet the men and women who fought and soldiers who committed heinous crime on an unparalleled scales.
This event was a partnership between How To Academy and Penguin Live.