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World War II in Colour

S1-E6 The Mediterranean and North Africa

S1-E6 The Mediterranean and North Africa

Thursday 12pm - 1pm Discovery History
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In September 1940, Italian leader Benito Mussolini's armies advanced into Egypt and opened up a completely new theatre of war. The British were outnumbered by more than 10 to one, but soon pushed the Axis forces back hundreds of miles and Hitler had to send Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and the Afrika Korps to rescue his ally. Alongside the campaign on the ground, Mussolini staged an epic naval and air war in the Mediterranean, which saw the British fighting to hold on to the strategically vital island of Malta.

Cast & Crew

Narrator Robert Powell
Executive Producer Matthew Barrett
Series Producer Philip Nugus

History Documentary Drama

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