Tonight on “Who Do You Think You Are?”: Chelsea Handler’s Roots in Nazi Germany

Tonight on “Who Do You Think You Are?”: Chelsea Handler’s Roots in Nazi Germany

This evening's "Who Do You Think You Are?" promises to reveal more disturbing family news from the not-too-distant past (we blogged last week about the troubled life of Christina Applegate's grandmother). This teaser for tonight's episode gives you a glimpse of actress and talk show host Chelsea Handler's...

This evening’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” promises to reveal more disturbing family news from the not-too-distant past (we blogged last week about the troubled life of Christina Applegate’s grandmother).

This teaser for tonight’s episode gives you a glimpse of actress and talk show host Chelsea Handler’s quest for information about her German grandparents’ involvement with the Nazi regime:

The booklet you see in the clip is titled Leistungsbuch, which translates to “performance book.” Possibly a German military record? I guess we’ll find out tonight.

Watch this season’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” at 9/8 central on TLC. (And if you have other plans or don’t have cable, TLC has been putting full episodes on the show’s website the next day.)

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  1. I tried commenting before, but it is not showing up, so I’ll try again! Do you know which repository Chelsea went to in Berlin, and/or whether or not those military records are available elsewhere? I have a great-grandfather who I am intrigued to start researching after watching this episode. Thanks!