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Rommel in the desert victories & defeat of the Afrika-Korps, 1941-1943 by Volkmar KuМ€hn

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Published by Schiffer Pub. in West Chester, Pa .
Written in English



  • Africa, North,
  • Africa, North.,
  • Germany.


  • Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944.,
  • Germany. Heer. Panzerarmeekorps Afrika -- History.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Germany.,
  • Africa, North -- History -- 1882-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 210-213).

StatementVolkmar Kühn ; translated from the German by David Johnston.
SeriesSchiffer military history
LC ClassificationsD766.82 .K813 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination224 p. :
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1893122M
ISBN 100887402925
LC Control Number90062985

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With Rommel In The Desert book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With Rommel In The Desert book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. With Rommel In The Desert book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. "Rommel" by Desmond Young is one of the earliest, and still stands as one of the best-researched, examinations of the immortal Desert Fox. This book is one of the first sources (if not *the* first) that exposed the fact that Rommel was murdered by the Nazis for his part in the plot to overthrow Hitler, and did not in fact die of war wounds as the Nazis told the world/5(5). Mar 19,  · The author had the privilege fighting against and being a POW under Rommel. Later he interviewed Rommel's family and former officers to gain insight to who Rommel was. The book is about Rommel as a man and tactician and leaves topics such as national socialism and Hitler to other writers except as such things affected Rommel/5(14). Erwin Rommel, in full Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, byname the Desert Fox, German der Wüstenfuchs, (born November 15, , Heidenheim, Germany—died October 14, , Herrlingen, near Ulm), German field marshal who became the most popular general at home and gained the open respect of his enemies with his spectacular victories as commander of the Afrika Korps in World War II.

He published a book on military tactics and infantry attacks using his experiences in both WWI and WWII. During WWII Rommel commanded the 7 th Panzer Division in the invasion of France. He was an excellent tank commander, which earned him the title of Desert Fox. Rommel was mixed up in the plot to assassinate Hitler. Aug 14,  · Engaged in battle against Germany's Field Marshal Rommel (Karl Michael Vogler), Patton drives back "The Desert Fox" by using the German's own tactics. Promoted to Lieutenant General, Patton is. Rommel was a man of contradictions, a soldier who wrote a bestselling book about World War I, a commander who went from leading Hitler’s bodyguard to trying to kill him, a serious military mind who was known for participating in practical jokes. Erwin Rommel was one of German's most popular generals during World War II, however, after he was implicated in a plot to overthrow Hitler, Rommel took his life in Born: Nov 15,

Rommel: The Desert Fox Desmond Young A classic work widely regarded as the best book on Rommel and the Desert War, it is written by a Brigadier who personally witnessed much of the action described and diligently reseached his subject after war's end. Jun 02,  · For example, it was customary when a tank under fire burst into flames to hold one's fire and permit the men to escape. Follow the LRDG as it ultimately is tasked with hunting down and killing Rommel, the Desert Fox. It is an entertaining read, deserving of stars, though I /5. David Irving recalls something of the history of this book: IT IS over twenty-five years since I wrote The Trail of the Fox, my famous Rommel several other books, I wrote it for Tom Congdon's then publishing house William Morrow Inc. In London it was greedily snapped up and published by George Weidenfeld.. Congdon had previously edited the book "Jaws" for a writer called Peter. Feb 18,  · The author of this book, Brigadier General Desmond Young, fought against Rommel in North Africa, was captured by him, and after his release at the end of the war visited Rommel's family and talked with many of his fellow