The campaign in Tunisia saw the battles that fi nally ended the brutal war in the desert. The arrival of the British 1st Army gave the Allies a six-to-one numerical advantage in troops and a fi fteen-toone superiority in tanks, guns, and aircraft. The Allied blockade in the Mediterranean also began to bite, making the beleaguered Germans short of fuel, food, and ammunition. Eventually, all German troops in Tunisia surrendered. This episode, from the landmark television series Battlefi eld, features fascinating archive footage from all over the world. The program includes a review of the political and military situation before the battle, portraits of leaders and commanders, an explanation of weapons and tactics, and the story of the battle itself. Vivid graphics place the battle into the context of the war as a whole. CHAPTERS Introduction * Genesis of a Campaign * War in the Desert * The Commanders * The Weapons * Operation Torch * Advance on Tunis * The Return of the Desert Fox * Rommel and Monty's Final Battle * The Final Battle SPECIAL FEATURES Ask the Experts * Test Your Knowledge * Interactive Menus * Excerpts from Other Titles Approx run time: 1 hr, 45 min. NTSC, Color & B&W, Dolby Stereo.
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