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Posts tagged with "Rommel"
WWII Foundations D-Day Oral Histories: Manfred Rommel-Son of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
Dec 27, 2014
He was very surprised because he relied on the expert view of the German Kriegsmarine (Navy) that nobody could land under such weather conditions....
Rommel saved me from being shot as a spy – and gave me cigarettes!
Nov 24, 2014
He was viewed as Hitler’s finest general, admired even by the Allies for his skills as a military leader. But to one captured British...
WWII enthusiast spends six months getting famous battle scenes inked on his back
Nov 17, 2014
A Second World War enthusiast endured 42 hours of pain to have two of the conflict's most famous battles inked on his back -...
WHO-Tube: The Battle of Bir Hakeim – The failure of Rommel
Jun 19, 2014
The Battle of Bir Hakeim - The failure of Rommelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_M-j67PJdM
WHO-Tube: Erwin Rommel`s Afrika Korps – Battle Of North Africa 1941
May 13, 2014
The German Africa Corps, or just the Afrika Korps, was the German expeditionary force in Africa during the North African Campaign of World War...
Manfred Rommel, Son of Hitler’s ‘Desert Fox,’ Dies at 84
Nov 8, 2013
Manfred Rommel, who has died aged 84, was Oberbürgermeister of the south German city of Stuttgart for 22 years and became Germany's most prominent...
Surviving Rommel at Battle of Kasserine Pass in an M3 Lee
Aug 27, 2013
Don Moores War Tales report:Staff Sgt. Paul Grube’s puny M3 Lee tank, with its 37-millimeter gun, was no match for German Gen. Erwin Rommel’s...
Kidnap Rommel! Daring SAS plot to seize Hitler’s best general – or leave him dead
Jul 26, 2013
It was one of the most audacious plans of the Second World War.A crack SAS team was ordered on a death-or-glory mission to kill...
Allies discussed killing Rommel in run-up to D-Day landings
May 28, 2013
BBC: Plans to assassinate key German figures, including Erwin Rommel, in the run-up to D-Day are revealed in newly-released British intelligence files. It was...
Kasserine Pass: Allied Defeat? Did Rommel Really Win at Kasserine? (Today in 1942)
Feb 25, 2013
The 1970 FOX film Patton opens with a panorama of the North African desert, and after presenting the viewer with some beautiful, if bleak, scenery during...
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