The FBI declassified over 700 pages of secret documents suggesting the possibility that Adolf Hitler may have survived and fled to South America after the fall of Nazi Germany. A recently unearthed memo from legendary FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover states, "American Army officials in Germany have not located Hitler's body nor is there any reliable source that will say definitely that Hitler is dead". HISTORY'S new eight-part series Hunting Hitler follows a team of renowned investigators as they reopen the world's most famous cold case in a definitive search to discover if one of history's most notorious war criminals, Adolf Hitler, actually survived World War II.
Bob Baer recruits a terrorist targeting officer, Nada Bakos; the team uncovers two planned escape routes for Adolf Hitler; Tim and James discover a vast tunnel system; Lenny and Gerrard investigate a massive compound hiding under the perfect cover.
A hydroelectric plant in Norway where the Nazis were close to producing a nuclear weapon is explored by Tim and Gerrard. Mike and James investigate a cabin high in the Austrian Alps where Hitler's associate made a sacrifice.
At a lagoon in Uruguay, Tim and Mike uncover evidence of a long-range seaplane that was shuttling Nazis all around the continent; in Buenos Aires, Tim and Gerrard convince an informant to share a cache of explosive documents.
Tim and Gerrard discover a mysterious militarized Nazi compound deep in the jungle of Paraguay; Mike and Lenny explore a Nazi concentration camp in Chile before an anonymous source leads them to Adolf Hitler's last will and testament.