General J. Lawton Collins tells of the fight to take the Siegfried line in World War II, and of the campaign to cross onto the soil of Germany.
World War II
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- Ch 354Impossible PeaceIn different ways, in different places, new leaders take centre stage: Hitler in Germany, Roosevelt in the US. Militarism triumphs in Japan, which consolidates its invasion of China's north east. By the time the offices of president and chancellor have been combined into a single Fuhrer, Hitler has achieved absolute power in a one-party state without acting unconstitutionally.Rommel's Afrika Korps Defeated1943 Axis Smashed in North Africa After battles across North Africa Montgomery and Eisenhower's armies meet up. Tunisia is liberated and the celebration is seen as a forerunner of victories to come in Europe. Vivid wartime footage.