Desert Rats 1940-1942 : A Second World War Newsreel History
The hard fought war in the Libyan Desert proved to be one of the toughest and closest run campaigns of World War II. The battles which raged around the fortress of Tobruk saw some of the toughest fighting of the war.
These are the three official films which captured the events of the early desert battles for contemporary audiences. Using Allied news reel footage shot in the air and on the ground along with captured Axis footage, these unique films provide a powerful record of World War II from primary sources.
Essential viewing for anyone interested in World War II from primary sources.