Normandy, July 17, 1944. It is just over a month since the allies landed on D-Day. Field Marshal Rommel is in charge of the German defenses. He has been travelling hundreds of kilometers a day, meeting with his battle commanders, doing what he can, for a war that he knows is lost.
Late in the day, he is returning to his headquarters at La Chateau Roche-Guyon. Travel is risky, the Allies have total air superiority.
On this beautiful clear afternoon in the French countryside, the Desert Fox's luck is about to run out. Two Canadian Spitfires from 412 Squadron have spotted the staff car and are curving in to the attack.....