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Old June 7th, 2017, 06:22 AM   #1

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Operation Battleaxe 1941 | WW2 Documentary




This is the most detailed and accurate account of Operation Battleaxe in video form. In the video, we cover the tank battle, the combat at the Halfaya Pass (which the British start to call the "Hellfire Pass" thanks to this battle) the units of the Afrika Korps and the Desert Rats, and learn the roles and fate of the commanders on both sides during this epic battle.

For those of you who don't know, Battleaxe is an incredibly important battle that has massive tactical and strategic implications for both sides of World War 2. Yet, few even mention it in their accounts of WW2, and the battle as a whole is not well documented. Hopefully, we've gone some way to change that today.

Let me know what you think

The script for this video was 10,450 words.
Length of video 1hr 6 minutes.

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Books:
Anderson, T. Tanks of the Second World War. Pen & Sword, 2017.
Beevor, A. The Second World War. Phoenix, 2014. (Does Mention Brevity, but no details)
Bierman, J. & Smith, C. Alamein: War Without Hate. Penguin Books Ltd, 2003.
Butler, D. Field Marshal: the Life and Death of Erwin Rommel. Casemate Publishers, 2015.
Dimbleby, J. Destiny in the Desert. The Road to El Alamein - the Battle that Turned the Tide. Profile Books Ltd, 2013.
Hart, L. A History of the Second World War. Pan Books, 2015. Kindle version.
Hart, L. The Rommel Papers. 1953.
Mitcham, S. Hitlerís Legions: German Army Order of Battle, World War II. Leo Cooper, 1985.
Mitcham, S. Rommelís Desert War: The Life and Death of the Afrika Korps. Stackpole Books, 2007.
Nafziger, G. The Afrika Korps: An Organizational History 1941-1943. 1997.
Neillands, R. Eighth Army, From the Western Desert to the Alps, 1939-1945. John Murray Publishers, 2004.
Nash, N. Strafer Desert General : The Life and Killing of Lieutenant General WHE Gott. Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2013.
Neillands, R. The Desert Rats, 7th Armoured Division 1940-45. Aurum Press Limited, 2005.
Pitt, B. The Crucible of War: Wavellís Command. The Definitive History of the Desert War. Cassell & Co, 2001.
Playfair, I. The Mediterranean and Middle East, Volume II, The Germans come to the Help of their Ally [1941]. The Naval & Military Press LTD, 1956.
Raugh, H. Wavell in the Middle East 1939-1941: A Study in Generalship. USA, 2013.
Urban, M. The Tank War: The Men, the Machines and the Long Road to Victory. Hachette Digital, 2013.
Williamson, Gordon. Afrikakorps 1941-43 (Elite). Osprey Publishing, 2009.

Articles:
"Mr. Churchill's Review of the War, June 10." Bulletin of International News 18, no. 13 (1941): 813-19. Mr. Churchill's Review of the War, June 10 on JSTOR.
"Mr. Churchill's Broadcast on the German Attack on Russia." Bulletin of International News 18, no. 13 (1941): 820-21. Mr. Churchill's Broadcast on the German Attack on Russia on JSTOR.
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