TV miniseries based on the persecution of Jewish citizens throughout Europe during World War II. The series follows a particular family as they attempt to survive in Germany. Another primary character is an officer of the SS, a Nazi paramilitary organization during WWII.
The series is composed of five episodes. It received eight Primetime Emmy Awards in 1978, including Outstanding Limited Series. Michael Moriarty won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his performance as SS officer Erik Dorf.