Corrected entry: When the MPs arrive at the bar in Alexandria to arrest Hauptmann Lutz, Captain Anson expects them later as he'd arranged with the guard commander. However when we saw him leaving the commander earlier, the commander gives him a shirt for the "South African". The commander would have known Lutz was a Nazi, through Anson's report, yet refers to him as the South African as the ambulance leaves for Alexandria.
Factual error: When Hauptmann Lutz ditches the radio in the quicksand, it promptly sinks. This is at least debatable, since a radio of that era would've contained a substantial amount of buoyant wood. However, when Sgt. Pugh later throws his incriminating shirt into the quicksand, it is pulled down by a mysterious force. It certainly isn't Archimedes' Principle and looks more like a hidden string to the bottom of the tank on the sound stage.
Captain van der Poel: It has been quite an experience. All against the desert. The greater enemy. I've learnt a lot about the English. So different from all I've been taught. Auf wiedersehen.
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