The Armies of Rommel

The Armies of Rommel

by George Forty
     
 

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Brilliant tactician, daring commander, and strong-willed leader, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's battlefield maneuvers remain unsurpassed. A noted historian probes the legendary fighter's military life, forces, armaments, and strategies. With a wealth of archival photographs. "...describe(s) each and every posting and its units...and...Rommel's actions and reasons.

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Brilliant tactician, daring commander, and strong-willed leader, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's battlefield maneuvers remain unsurpassed. A noted historian probes the legendary fighter's military life, forces, armaments, and strategies. With a wealth of archival photographs. "...describe(s) each and every posting and its units...and...Rommel's actions and reasons. Everywhere you turn...there are detailed tables and descriptions of organizations and equipment....diverse and voluminous knowledge of the German Wehrmacht...Recommended reading and also excellent as a reference source..."—Axis Europa.

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Examines the life, forces, armaments, and strategies of the legendary German general known as the Desert Fox for his brilliant but disastrous campaign in North Africa during World War II. Considers such details as the layout of Hitler's organization, staffing, Germany army battle dress, plans for assault, and available arsenal. Also narrates his last years and evaluates at the evidence implicating him in the plot to assassinate Hitler. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781854095039
Publisher:
Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Publication date:
12/31/1999
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.19(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.87(d)

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