War File: Battlefield - El Alamein

War File: Battlefield - El Alamein

     
 

After a defeat by the Germans in Libya, the British Allied forces retreated to the Egyptian city of El Alamein. The fierce battle would prove bloody but victorious for the British under General Montgomery, and the outcome would serve as a major turning point in the North African campaign and World War II as a whole. This documentary is part of the long-running… See more details below

Overview

After a defeat by the Germans in Libya, the British Allied forces retreated to the Egyptian city of El Alamein. The fierce battle would prove bloody but victorious for the British under General Montgomery, and the outcome would serve as a major turning point in the North African campaign and World War II as a whole. This documentary is part of the long-running Battlefield series and offers a look at the harrowing events that led to the defeat of the infamous General Rommel and his forces.

Product Details

Release Date:
07/10/2007
UPC:
0723721143565
Rating:
NR
Source:
Cromwell Productions
Region Code:
0
Time:
1:45:00
Sales rank:
47,496

Special Features

Ask the Experts; Test Your Knowledge; Interactive menus; Excerpts from other titles in the series

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The War File: Battlefield - El Alamein
2. Introduction [1:11]
3. The Africa Campaign [5:26]
4. The Desert Fox Arrives [15:07]
5. The British Commanders [4:39]
6. Rommel the Desert Fox [8:44]
7. The Eighth Army [3:31]
8. Allied Weapons [7:44]
9. The Allied Plan [24:41]
10. The Battle Begins [19:34]
11. Monty's Final Push [12:16]

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