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Major Wilhelm Georg Bach was one of the most unusual characters in the Africa Korps - DAK, who led the defense of the Halfaya Pass. Rommel gave him the responsibility for holding it. Bach was one of the most colorful and beloved characters in the whole of the Africa...read more

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We’re in North Africa in this episode of the podcast.

The War in the desert was full of ups and downs for both Axis and Allies. In January 1941 Tobruk fell to the Allies. With the arrival of Rommel the Allies were forced back and Tobruk held out under siege for seven months, depriving...read more

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Rommel just escaped total defeat during Operation Crusader in 1941. After came the defeat in the Battle of Gazala and the fall of Tobruk in 1942. Finally, the allied victory in El Alamein at the end of 1942. You can watch a lot of tanks: Crusaders, Grants, Shermans... a lot of Allied and Axis...read more

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At the beginning of the "First Battle of Alamein", Rommel's DAK suffered an unexpected coup when they lost the signals intercept unit Nachrichten Fern Aufklarung Kompanie 621 (NFAK 621) which was commanded by the Hauptmann (Captain) Alfred...read more

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Amanecer del 6 de junio de 1944, las aguas de la zona de Normandíaestaban cubiertas por una capa de niebla y en el ambiente reina una relativa calma. De repente, la niebla se levanta y el mar se encuentra repleto de todo tipo de barcos que se dirigen a la playa. Asustados los alemanes intentan...read more

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With over 1,000 Allied tanks lining up against their 547 Axis counterparts, World War Two’s Second Battle of El Alamein saw the Germans effectively lose their battle for possession of Egypt and the much-prized Suez Canal. After the First Battle of El Alamein had...read more

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Contiene las bibliografías y notas de:

- “La Blitzkrieg de Rommel. Análisis de un mito” por Dennis Showalter (Colorado College)

- “Las fuerzas de tierra alemanas en el norte de África (1941-1943)” por Adrian Wettstein (Miläk-ETH Zürich)

- “La logística del Eje en...read more

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Depuis septembre 1940, le continent africain est le lieu de combats acharnés entre Italiens et Britanniques. L'Italie, présente en Libye, n'a de cesse de conquérir l'Égypte, alors sous contrôle de la Grande-Bretagne. Écrasés par les forces britanniques, les Italiens reçoivent le renfort des...read more

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