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Desert Victory (1943)

04/13/1943 (US) WarDocumentary 1h

The most terrifying scenes ever taken under fire!


A featureless land fit only for war, as the narrator, J. L. Hodson stated in the early scenes: "If war was to be fought then let it begin here". In endless miles of rock-strewn scrub desert, where civilians hardly existed. Desert Victory tells the story of the Allied campaign to drive Germany and Italy from North Africa is analysed, with the major portion of the film examining the battles at El Alamein, including some re-enactment. Won "Best Documentary Feature" at the 16th Academy Awards in 1944.

  1. David MacDonald


  2. Roy Boulting


  3. J.L. Hodson


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  1. Harold Alexander

    Harold Alexander

  2. Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill

  3. Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

    Adolf Hitler

  4. Bernard L. Montgomery

    Bernard L. Montgomery

  5. Erwin Rommel

    Erwin Rommel

    Erwin Rommel

  6. Claude Auchinleck

    Claude Auchinleck

  7. Alan Brooke

    Alan Brooke

  8. Alan Cunningham

  9. Joseph Goebbels

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Desert Victory

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Original Language English

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