Rommel's Desert Commanders

The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941-42

Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.

In North Africa in 1941-42, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps won immortality while battling and usually defeating numerically superior enemies at places like Tobruk. Until now, historians have overlooked the talented--and colorful--cast of characters who supported the Desert Fox during this pivotal campaign.
Publication date:
September 2008
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Series :
Stackpole Military History Series
Illustration :
83
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811735100

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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£10.95

Overview
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In North Africa in 1941-42, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps won immortality while battling and usually defeating numerically superior enemies at places like Tobruk. Until now, historians have overlooked the talented--and colorful--cast of characters who supported the Desert Fox during this pivotal campaign. This entertaining and enlightening volume recounts Rommel's battles through the officers who served under him--soldiers like Ludwig Cruewell and Walter Nehring, two of Germany's best panzer commanders, and Ernst-Guenther Baade, who wore a kilt and carried a broadsword into battle.