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Rommel's Desert Commanders PB

Rommel's Desert Commanders PB

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Rommel's Desert Commanders: The Men Who Served the Desert Fox, North Africa, 1941-42
Stackpole Military History Series
By: Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
240 Pages

•New perspective on the most famous campaign of the legendary Desert Fox
•Details on the contributions and animosities of Rommel's subordinates
•Includes accounts of Tobruk, Gazala, El Alamein, and other battles

In Libya and Egypt in 1941 and 1942, German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel achieved immortality as the Desert Fox, battling and usually defeating numerically superior enemies. Until now, historians have generally overlooked the talented cast of characters who supported Rommel during this campaign. Distinguished military historian Samuel Mitcham recounts the battles of the Afrika Korps through the men who served Rommel as staff officers and commanders of divisions, regiments, and battalions--soldiers like Ludwig Crüwell and Walter Nehring, two of World War II's best panzer commanders, and Ernst-Günther Baade, who wore a kilt and carried a broadsword into battle.

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MPN 9780811735100
GTIN 9780811735100