World War II, through-out history there is not one single conflict that caused more death and destruction and beating of the human spirit then the great conflict that circled the globe. And it was brought about by one single man, Hitler. It is hard to believe that one man could cause so much death and destruction that would eventually take the lives of  more than 70 million people world-wide.

The Night of Long Knives deals with the events surrounding June 30, 1934, when a large purge took place within the Nazi SA ranks where Hitler systematically removed anyone from power that either had aspirations for higher office for themselves, or who Hitler saw a threat for a possible power struggle. In the end, as many as a thousand would lose their lives as Hitler eliminated anyone who would challenge him for control of the Third Reich.