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Episode 2

Desert War Episode 2 of 2

An exciting, insightful and often surprising account of one of the most celebrated campaigns of World War Two.

A brilliant Axis intelligence coup helps Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps sweep forward to threaten Cairo and the Suez Canal. At a tiny railway halt called El Alamein, the Allied Eighth Army draws a line in the sand and fights a battle that will transfix the world and transform the Second World War.

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Mon 12 Nov 2012 21:00
BBC Two Scotland

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Role Contributor
NarratorJamie Lee
DirectorSteve Westh
ProducerAndrew Ogilvie
ProducerAndrea Quesnelle
ProducerPhil Craig