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British Operations in Cyrenaica, Libya and the Construction of the Gazala line, 1941-1942
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directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; in The Impregnable Gazala Line, Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 6 mins
In the spring of 1942, the British constructed what they believed was an impregnable defense line in Libya. Learn why it proved to be fatally flawed and how Germany's General Rommel almost succeeded in driving the British back across the other side of the Suez Canal.
directed by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; produced by Jonathan Martin, fl. 1990-2010; in The Impregnable Gazala Line, Great Blunders in History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 6 mins
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Battleline, 7, Tobruk
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directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
Maintaining control of the Libyan city of Tobruk was crucial to the Allied war effort; loss of the strategic Mediterranean port would shorten Axis supply lines. This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both sides of the battleline in Tobruk.
directed by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008; produced by Nicholas H. Cominos, 1923-2008, in Battleline, 7 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1964), 20 mins
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