Erwin Rommel

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German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)

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One can think of many examples, such as generals preparing to fight the last war, while innovators, like Erwin Rommel or Billy Mitchell, develop the weapons and tactics that will win the next one.
And the second form is the one to use for a title: Fire Marshal Stan Anderson, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
Chapman is a member of a British combat unit whose mission is to go behind German lines and locate and kill Field Marshall Erwin Rommel.
As with all of Shaara's other works, The Rising Tide begins with an introduction to the main players, including not only those with familiar names--Dwight Eisenhower, Mark Clark, Erwin Rommel, and George Patton--but also unknown frontline soldiers.
Bernard Montgomery, who defeated Field Marshall Erwin Rommel at El Alamein in North Africa and began the steady series of Allied victories.
The German Generalfeldmarschall Erwin Rommel, an excellent tactician, failed to appreciate--until it was too late--the essential nature of administration and found himself overextended.
The Axis forces in North Africa comprised German and Italian troops and were known by 1942 as Panzerarmee Afrika, led by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, 'The Desert Fox.
He recalled the scrawny young men with nimble legs like his scrambling in the face of fear across the north African desert "chasing down" German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel.
Throughout 1942, this was done with great efficiency by the Uboats led by AdmiralKarlDenitz, a foe who, like General Erwin Rommel,hadgained the respect of Allied commanders.
A more recent general who would have understood the danger of changing one s mind on the basis of high principles was Erwin Rommel.
He argues that "As at Tobruk, Morshead had outsmarted the premier German general, Erwin Rommel, while his 9th Australian Division had taken on, and outfought, Deutsche-Italiener [sic] Panzerarmee.
The German commander for the region, Erwin Rommel, had configured the fortifications meticulously and devilishly, with pillboxes facing not out to sea but diagonally down on the beach.
That realization was not lost on Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the German commander of North Africa who spearheaded efforts to fortify defenses along the Atlantic coast.
Front and center in the thorny German immigration conundrum is "maverick" Manfred Rommel, the mayor of Stuttgart, who happens to be the son of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox of Afrika Korps fame, who was a bit of a maverick himself.
After a while a party of German troops came over the hill, led by Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, himself.