WWII War Diaries: 1943
In this fifth film of the series, '1943', watch the cracks start to appear in Hitler's plans for world domination. Beginning with the total destruction of the German 6th Army by the Russians, and defeat at the Battle of Stalingrad, the Nazis then let North Africa slip away form them at the Battle of El Alamein.
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