TV Mini-Series | | Drama, Thriller
In the years after World War II, the tables have turned: ambitious, cruel Gestapo-officer Ludwig Kessler, the most implacable hunter of every opponent to the Third Reich, can no longer deny... See full summary »
Colonel Hans Ruckert is based on Colonel Hans-Ulrich Rudel, a Luftwaffe ace who became a prominent neo-Nazi in Latin America and West Germany after the Second World War. Rudel was still alive at the time that the serial was made, dying on December 18, 1982 at the age of 66. While Rudel had his right leg amputated below the knee during the war, Ruckert had his right arm amputated.
The opening titles start by displaying the letters SS which change to the name Kessler.