Hans Joachim Marseille - The Star Of Africa

23/02/2004
  |  Buy to Own: 30/06/1997
  |  47 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Brian Matthews narrates this portrait of the pilot known as 'The Star of Africa' for the part he played in the African campaigns. The 22-year-old Marseille nurtured a spirit of comradeship amongst his colleagues, and possessed a unique fighting style which saw him undefeated in combat. He died as a result of engine trouble over El Alamein, and is recalled here by colleagues.

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