The story of a North African dispute during the Second World War.
North Africa, 1943. Field Marshal Rommel of the German Afrikakorps is sick and disgraced. He decides on a last victory before Hitler calls him home. The elite Brandenburger unit struggles through the trackless desert to spring a surprise on the lately-arrived Americans and their incompetent, Anglophobic General Fredendall. The only man who might warn the Americans is Colonel Nichols, a very British ex-Oxford don...