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Rommel, the desert fox

Desmond Young

Rommel, the desert fox

by Desmond Young

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

  • Rommel, Erwin, -- 1891-1944

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    Statementforeword by Sir Claude Auchinleck.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 264 p.
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23376295M

    Again and again, Rommel outfoxed the Allies—until the war of attrition and Hitler’s blunders doomed the Axis cause. Illustrated with dozens of historical photos, this illuminating biography paints a fascinating and tragic picture of the man known as the Desert Fox. ISBN Published: March, Buy Rommel, The Desert Fox by (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16).

    Erwin Rommel is the best-known German field commander of World War II. Repeatedly decorated for valor during the First World War, he would go on to lead the German Panzer divisions in France and North Africa. Even his British opponents admitted to admiring his apparent courage, chivalry and leadership, and he became known by the nickname “Desert Fox.” His death, in . A fascinating, Indeed Thrilling Book of WW2’s “Desert Fox” Rommel, in Normandy,

    Buy Erwin Rommel: The Life and Career of the Desert Fox by Charles River Editors (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5(17). David Irving "Rommel: The Trail of the Fox" is now available as a Free Download (fully illustrated) The download file is an uncompressed pdf file of 3 MB, "". [See whole dustjacket] Previous versions include compressed PDF files: illustrated version (MB) and unillustrated text-only version (MB).. You must have Acrobat Reader to read these books -- .

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Rommel The Desert Fox by Desmond Young. This book takes place in Europe during World War I and World War II and in North Africa during WWII. It Rommel mainly about Erwin Rommel and his military career from WWI to his death.

I found this book though my personal interest in WWII/5(53). The first part of the book is about the African campaign, the second part is about Rommel in France preparing for the invasion by the allied nations.

The book is a marvelous revelation of situations of both sides during the invasion of France/5(28). "Rommel" by The desert fox book 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). The book may well leave you with a sense that this was a soldier the likes of which is seen perhaps once in several generations.

Paperback - pages Reprint edition (February ) William Morrow & Co; ISBN: Rommel the Desert Fox Desmond Young Early inthe famed British Eighth Army was on the route to victory in North. On OctoGerman Gen. Erwin Rommel, nicknamed “the Desert Fox,” is given the option of facing a public trial for treason, as a.

Erwin Rommel, in full Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, byname the Desert Fox, German der Wüstenfuchs, (born NovemHeidenheim, Germany—died OctoHerrlingen, 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.

Find books like Rommel: The Desert Fox from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Rommel: The Desert Fox also liked: Infa. Analysis Of The Book ' Rommel: The Desert Fox ' Words | 9 Pages. biography, "Rommel: The Desert Fox" the author gives us a very insight in the life of Erwin Rommel.

Desmond Young a desert war veteran fought in the war, in the British Army in the Africa. Young was a prisoner of war until the end on the war.

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: Get this from a library. Rommel, the desert fox.

[Desmond Young] -- [Brigadier Desmond Young] served with distinction in two world wars. He was wounded in the first liquid-fire attack at Ypres inwinning a Military Cross.

He was a battalion commander before he. Directed by Henry Hathaway. With James Mason, Cedric Hardwicke, Jessica Tandy, Luther Adler.

The story of the final years of the respected World War II /10(K). First was the mission, assassinating Rommel, second was Rose, Chapman's wife. I was aware, as are many people familiar with the desert war, that the British had indeed planned a mission to capture or kill Rommel but the mission came to naught.

As the book was a work of fiction, I could accept that the LRDG would assist in such a mission.5/5(5). Rommel: Desert Fox. Desmond Young. HarperCollins, 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 officers.

Rommel, the desert fox Desmond Young Snippet view. The Desert Fox General Erwin Rommel, The Desert Fox, Field Marshall, Hero, Traitor, Enemy, Father, Husband, Instructor.

Though he held many titles in his life and was thought of in many different lights, he was and shall be remembered as, a true soldier, a man who men followed fearlessly and enemies dreaded facing.

Erwin Rommel (15 November – 14 October ) was a German general and military theorist. Popularly known as the Desert Fox, he served as field marshal in the Wehrmacht of Nazi Germany.

Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Young, Desmond. Rommel. New York: Harper & Brothers, © (OCoLC) Rommel: The Desert Fox () About book: The Desert Fox, WWII German Field-Marshall Erwin Rommel fought the British forces on the desert sands of North Africa.

After a series of spectacular panzer victories, British air and material superiority took its. A captured British Lieutenant Colonel, Desmond Young, soon has a chance encounter with the celebrated Rommel in the midst of a desert artillery barrage.

Rommel treats Young with respect and chivalry, inspiring the British officer after the war to investigate the life and mysterious death of the great general. Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, was a German general and military theorist who served as a field marshal in the Defense Force of Nazi Germany.

Popularly known as the Desert Fox, he served as field marshal in the Wehrmacht (Defense Force) of Nazi Germany during World War II. These rare images capture the famed soldier’s life away from the battlefield and give a personal look at the Desert Fox.

Finding a Lost Collection. I found the Rommel photo collection at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., while researching a World War II .Buy Member Credits during the first 10 days of the month for only $ each and redeem them for any book on the site.

(Save over 20%) Credits will not expire, so you can use them at any time! All pre-orders are sold at the Membership Price or for. Desert Fox: The Storied Military Career of Erwin Rommel reveals: • How Rommel’s victories in North Africa were sabotaged by Hitler’s incompetent interference • How Rommel burned orders telling him to commit war crimes • Why it wouldn’t have helped Patton if he really had read Rommel’s bookBrand: Regnery History.