Wittmann Vs Ekins - The Death Of A Panzer Ace

07/03/2011
  |  Buy to Own: 07/03/2011
  |  80 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC

Synopsis

Documentary telling the story of two men who fought on opposite sides on the battlefields of Normandy in World War Two. Michael Wittmann was a highly decorated Nazi soldier, while Trooper Joe Ekins, a shoemaker from Northamptonshire, was a reluctant volunteer for military service. This film tells the story of what happened when, in the fields south of Caen, two tanks - Wittmann's Tiger and Ekins's Sherman Firefly - ended up pitted against each other.

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