The Germans

Episode 5: Wallenstein and the War

Part 5: Wallenstein and the War shows how religious conflict and the violent struggle for power ended in senseless carnage, as illustrated by the disputed military leader Wallenstein. Religious tolerance and the territorial division of central Europe finally brought peace after thirty years of war.


WRITER: Martin Carazo Mendez      DIRECTOR (SCE.): Christian Twente, Michael Löseke     DIRECTOR (DOC.): Robert Wiezorek, Stephan Koester     CAMERA (SCE.): Matthias Haedecke, Torbjörn Karvang, Jan Prillwitz, Marc Riemer  CAMERA (DOC.): Jörg Adams, Sias van Zyl, Ralf Grabowski     EDITOR: Fabian Wienke  MUSIC: Paul Rabiger, Hans Günter Wagener COMMISSIONING EDITOR: Stefan Brauburger (ZDF)