Stirling’s SAS team get involved in politics as Churchill and Auchinleck argue over when Rommel should be attacked again. Stirling has his best day as an SAS man, but his team is betrayed to the Germans.
Soviet Gen. Kirponos does reasonably well in defending his SW Front, when he is told what is going on. But that is irregular at best. Soon, Lvov falls and all know that the next major battle will take place along the Stalin Line.