Approved | | Action, Drama, War
After the fall of Tobruk in 1942, during the Allied retreat in the Libyan desert, an American tank picks-up a motley group of survivors but they face advancing Germans and a lack of water.
The German aircraft strafing the tank is an Allison powered P-51 or A-36. The carburetor intake is easily seen atop the nose just behind the prop.
U.S. tank detachment unit 5. Repeat message. U.S. tank detachment unit 5. Repeat. Over to you. Over.
Tambul, a Sergeant Major, outranks Gunn, a Master Sergeant. Gunn should have ceded command to Tambul as soon as Tambul met up with the remnants of Gunn's unit.
Opening credits prologue: In June, 1942, a small detachment of American tanks with American crews, joined the British Eighth Army in North Africa to get experience in desert warfare under actual battle conditions.
History has proved that they learned their lesson well - -
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