The Desert War

Episodes

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A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

8: Rommel's Riposte Cast:

MICHAEL COLLINS , GERALD CROSS KERRY FRANCIS , GARARD GREEN

LESLIE HERITAGE, GODFREY KENTON FREDERICK TREVES PETER TUDDENHAM

Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Michael Collins

Unknown: Gerald Cross

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Unknown: Godfrey Kenton

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701114]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War with a foreword by General Sir Michael Carver

GCB. CBE, DSO, MC, ADC, Chief Of the General Staff Designate Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY 1: Desert AlarmCast:

JOHN BRYNING , MICHAEL COLLINS RONALD FORFAR , ERIC FRANCIS

GARARD GREEN , LESLIE HERITAGE CLIFFORD NORGATE

PETER TUDDENHAM , PATRICK TULL Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Michael Carver

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: John Bryning

Unknown: Michael Collins

Unknown: Ronald Forfar

Unknown: Eric Francis

Unknown: Garard Green

Unknown: Leslie Heritage

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Peter Tuddenham

Unknown: Patrick Tull

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701121]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

2: The First Victory Cast: SEAN ARNOLD

GERALD CROSS, GARARD GREEN

LESLIE HERITAGE, GODFREY KENTON CLIFFORD NORGATE , HECTOR ROSS Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Sean Arnold

Unknown: Godfrey Kenton

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Hector Ross

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701128]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

3: The Battle of Beda Fomm with SEAN ARNOLD. GERALD CROSS

GARARD GREEN, LESLIE HERITAGE CLIFFORD NORGATE. HECTOR ROSS Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Sean Arnold.

Unknown: Leslie Heritage

Unknown: Clifford Norgate.

Unknown: Hector Ross

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701205]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

4: Rommel Cast:

GERALD CROSS, KERRY FRANCIS

GARARD GREEN, LESLIE HERITAGE HECTOR ROSS , PETER TUDDENHAM PATRICK TULL

Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Unknown: Leslie Heritage

Unknown: Hector Ross

Unknown: Peter Tuddenham

Unknown: Patrick Tull

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701212]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

5: Tobruk

With SEAN ARNOLD , GERALD CROSS KERRY FRANCIS , GARARD GREEN

LESLIE HERITAGE. GODFREY KENTON HECTOR ROSS, FREDERICK TREVES Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Sean Arnold

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701219]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

6: Operation Battleaxe

With GERALD CROSS. GARARD GREEN LESLIE HERITAGE, GODFREY KENTON HECTOR ROSS , FREDERICK TREVES PETER TUDDENHAM

Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: Godfrey Kenton

Unknown: Hector Ross

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Produced By: John Bridges

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701226]

A series of 13 dramatisations based on the campaign in North Africa during the Second World War

Narrator Michael Flanders Military historical adviser KENNETH MACKSEY

7: Battle to Exhaustion Cast: JOHN BENTLEY

MICHAEL COLLINS , GARARD GREEN LESLIE HERITAGE, GODFREY KENTON CLIFFORD NORGATE

FREDERICK TREVES PETER TUDDENHAM

Written and produced by JOHN BRIDGES

Contributors

Narrator: Michael Flanders

Unknown: Kenneth MacKsey

Unknown: John Bentley

Unknown: Michael Collins

Unknown: Godfrey Kenton

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Frederick Treves

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920112]

Six programmes about how the Gulf

War - the first major conflict since the end of the Cold

War - developed, and what it achieved. Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including previously unbroadcast material from the battle zones and the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.

1: Thunder and Lightning The dramatic description General Schwarzkopf gave to his troops as they began operation "Desert Storm" almost a year ago, shows the ferocity of the attack they were about to launch. But what would happen if the Iraqis could halt it? Producer Peter Burdin

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Producer: Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920119]

Six programmes about how the Gulf War - the first major conflict since the end of the Cold War - developed, and what it achieved.

Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including previously unbroadcast material from the battle zones, and the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.

2: The Storm Gathers

President Bush quickly committed himself to reversing Iraq's shock invasion of Kuwait in August 1990. Why did Saddam Hussein fail to rock the delicate coalition the President built up in response?

Producer Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920119]

Unknown: Saddam Hussein

Producer: Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920126]

Six programmes about how the Gulf War developed and what it achieved.

Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity.

Including previously unbroadcast material, and the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.

3: The Storm Breaks

The First World War and Vietnam showed that air power alone did not defeat the enemy. So what was the allied strategy in launching a massive air offensive against Baghdad and the Iraqi army? Producer Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920126]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920202]

Six programmes about how the Gulf War developed and what it achieved.

Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.

4: A Hard Pounding First the air attacks, then the artillery barrage against an Iraqi army that had managed to stay in position and had even raided Saudi Arabia. Would it still be able to resist the imminent land offensive?

Producer Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920202]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920209]

Six programmes about how the Gulf War developed, and what it achieved.

Presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including the latest perspectives from those who fought and directed the war on the allied side.

5: The Hundred Hours

In a matter of hours, the allies simply rolled over

Iraq's supposedly formidable

! defences. Iraqi deaths were well into six figures; exact numbers are still unknown. Why was such devastating force believed to be necessary? Producer Peter Burdin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920209]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19920216]

The last of six programmes about how the Gulf War developed, and what it achieved, presented by BBC Defence Correspondent Mark Laity. Including the latest perspectives from those who fought the war on the allied side.

A Kind of Victory

Kuwait was liberated and much of Iraq's military might destroyed. But with Saddam Hussein still in power and oppressing his minorities, how complete was the victory? Producer Peter Burdm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920216]

Unknown: Saddam Hussein

Producer: Peter Burdm