Five young German friends find their lives torn apart when Adolf Hitler
plunges Europe into war in this epic miniseries from director Philipp Kadelbach
). Called to serve his country when fighting erupts on the eastern front, decorated officer Willhelm (Volker Bruch
) races off to the battlefield alongside his nervous younger sibling Friedhelm (Tom Schilling
). Meanwhile, hopeful that her true love Wilhelm will soon return to her, optimistic nurse Charlotte (Miriam Stein
) opts to serve in the Red Cross. But the horrors Charlotte witnesses quickly erode her youthful idealism, and as her best friend Greta (Katharina Schüettler) aspires to become a famous singer, her Jewish boyfriend Viktor (Ludwig Trepte
) attempts to survive by blending in with the Polish Resistance.