Synopsis by Corinna Richards
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."
blitzkrieg, commander, Germany, military-campaign, Nazism