The Nazis: Rommel - The Desert Fox (1996)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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This program covers the complete story of Irwin Rommel, who came from humble military beginnings and went on to become a Nazi Field Marshall - the highest position in the German army. Demolishing everything in his path with deadly tank warfare, his was a hellish "Blitzkrieg," or "Lightning War" in Europe and North Africa. Explosive footage of Rommel's first iron-fisted campaigns shows why his very name sent a chill down the spines of the Allied forces. Also, the true story of Rommel's involvement to a plot to kill Adolf Hitler is explored in detail. Follow the exciting footage and see Rommel as he makes the world feel the wrath of "The Desert Fox."

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blitzkrieg, commander, Germany, military-campaign, Nazism