Wittmann Vs Ekins - The Death Of A Panzer Ace

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


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.