WIND AND THE LION
||The town is guarded
to the north west by the shores of the Atlantic ocean. The south westerly
approach is is rugged hilly ground and the Germans have little defenses
here. The North east is bordered by the jail and an old Moorish entrance
|To the south west is
the foothills, where the Sheriff of Wazam and the Raisuli's men lie in
wait for first light.
The Germans awaken in the cool light of the
dawn and begin to man their defenses.
|The remains of the old village walls provide
some barrier and an old casbah that has been ramped by dirt is heavily
defended by a maxim gun (a third 7.7cm gun in the movie).
||Captain Jerome and Mrs.
Pedecaris, with a platoon of US marines, leave the room they have used
for the night and begin their nervous walk down the main street of the
|The Germans, occupying
the town in force with their Moroccan allies, look on nervously as
the marines walk through the town.
|The German commander of the Jail, responsible
for the return of the Raisuli, and his command become alert at their sand
bag parapet as the Americans approach.