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Rommel"s desert war

Samuel W. Mitcham

Rommel"s desert war

the life and death of the Afrika Korps

by Samuel W. Mitcham

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rommel, Erwin, -- 1891-1944,
  • Germany. -- Heer. -- Panzerarmeekorps Afrika -- History,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- Germany,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North,
  • Marshals -- Germany -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSamuel W. Mitcham, Jr.
    GenreBiography.
    SeriesStackpole military history series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD757.55.A4 M57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17885333M
    ISBN 100811734137
    ISBN 109780811734134
    LC Control Number2007014396
    OCLC/WorldCa122715402

    The Rommel Papers is also really good, but in my opinion, is a little too biased in favor of Rommel because of the respect that Liddel-Hart had for the man and because of Manfred Rommels involvement (I say that as a huge Rommel fan). Really though, to get to know Rommel I think the best book is his very own Infantry Attacks. Rommel's Desert War: The Life and Death of the Afrika Korps by Samuel W Mitcham, Jr. starting at $ Rommel's Desert War: The Life and Death of the Afrika Korps has 2 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

      This was Rommel's War. Noted game designer and industry luminary, Vance von Borries, first published Rommel's War in They recommissioned the game to be completely updated and redesigned, including new Order of Battles, a new and vastly improved map and an entirely new, modern set of rules that make Rommel's War a brand new offering. The desert war produced commanders of dash and originality on both sides and the memory of the German commanding general, Erwin Rommel, has endured as the epitome of skill, daring and soldierly integrity. His victories were brilliant until he was bested by poor health, lack of reinforcements and an opposing commander who was his equal. The contribution of his various troops is detailed in a Price: $

    The Desert Fox in Normandy: Rommel’s Defense of Fortress Europe, by Samuel W. Mitcham, Jr., Praeger, Westport, Conn., , $ In less than a year, the “Desert Fox” of Afrika Korps fame was toppled from his most important command as defender of Author: Historynet Staff.   The West always judge the Nazi’z and Rommel and losers. What Rommel did in Africa was nothing short of a miracle. Suppliy lines cut of and most of the German Army in Starlingrad and south of Russia AND the fact people forget the German’s were fighting England, America, France, Poland, Serbia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and virtually all of Europe AND ONLY JUST LOST due to .


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This book is essentially volume two of Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.'s digest of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel and his Afrika Korps' campaign in the North African Desert War from the aftermath of Operation Crusader to it's defeat at the hands of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery at El Alamein and the retreat to the Tunisian bridgehead/5(17).

"Rommel's Desert War is a book of outstanding importance. It will stand alongside, challenging and correcting, Liddell Hart's Rommel Papers. Martin Kitchen takes us to the heart of the Axis war effort in North Africa.

His book effortlessly blends sources written in many languages into a gripping narrative/5(13). Stackpole Military history book-Rommel's Desert War by Samuel m Jr. Condition is Like New. Shipped with USPS Media Mail. This book has pages which none are ripped or written on. It has many maps and photos.

Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive. Rommel’s Desert War: Waging World War II in North Africa, – By Martin Kitchen. Cambridge University Press, $ Arguably the most provocative reassessment of this theater in many a year, this challenging, rich, well-argued tome forces careful revisits to dearly held truths about strategy, operations, tactics, and personalities.

Rommels desert war book   Rommel'S Desert War by Samuel W. Mitcham,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(59). Kitchen captures both the brutality and the importance of the struggle.

No one is going to see the Desert War in quite the same light after reading his book." Simon Ball, author of The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean "Rommel's Desert War brings fresh sources and a fresh perspective to the North African : Cambridge University Press.

NAVAL WAR COLLEGE Newport, R.I. ROMMEL'S DESERT WAR: The Impact of Logistics on Operational Art by Paul K. Schreiber Major, United States Marine Corps A paper submitted to the Faculty of the Naval War college in partial satisfaction of the requirements of Author: Paul K.

Schreiber. 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 is mainly about Erwin Rommel and his military career from WWI to his death. I found this book though my personal interest in WWII. Out of Axis Powers of WWII, Rommel is the only Nazi who comes the /5.

This criticism aside, Rommel’s Desert War is an excellent and thorough account of the North African campaign and its place in the larger picture of World War II, both politically and militarily. I believe most students of World War Two, especially those with an interest in North Africa, will find this book profitable.

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It will stand alongside, challenging and correcting, Liddell Hart's Rommel Papers. Martin Kitchen takes us to the heart of the Axis war effort in North Africa. His book effortlessly blends sources written in many languages into a gripping narrative/5(19).

Erwin Rommel has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. Erwin Rommel’s most popular book is Infantry Attacks. The most famous battles of one of World War II's most legendary commanders Told largely from Rommel's perspective, using his papers and letters In a series of battles marked by daring raids and quick-armored thrusts against a numerically superior enemy, Erwin Rommel, the notorious Desert Fox, and his Afrika Korps waged one of World War II's toughest campaigns in the North /5(2).

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). The most famous battles of one of World War II's most legendary commandersTold largely from Rommel's perspective, using his papers and lettersIn a series of battles marked by daring raids and quick-armored thrusts against a numerically superior enemy, Erwin Rommel, the notorious Desert Fox, and his Afrika Korps waged one of World War II's toughest campaigns in the North Brand: Stackpole Books.

Book Overview At the height of his power in January Hitler made the fateful decision to send troops to North Africa to save the beleaguered Italian army from defeat. Martin Kitchen's masterful history of the Axis campaign provides a fundamental reassessment of the key battles ofRommel's generalship, and the campaign's place within.

On OctoGerman Gen. Erwin Rommel, nicknamed “the Desert Fox,” is given the option of facing a public trial for treason, as a co-conspirator in the plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler.

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Rommel quickly returned to the desert, but he could not stem the tide of war. Having had two years of complete freedom in his independent command, he was. The most famous battles of one of World War II's most legendary commandersTold largely from Rommel's perspective, using his papers and lettersIn a series of battles marked by daring raids and quick-armored thrusts against a numerically superior enemy, Erwin Rommel, the notorious Desert Fox, and his Afrika Korps waged one of World War II's toughest campaigns in the North /5(12).

Get this from a library! Rommel's desert war: waging World War II in North Africa, [Martin Kitchen] -- Martin Kitchen's history of the Axis campaign provides a reassessment of the battles ofRommel's generalship, and the campaign's place .The legendary wartime status of Rommel perpetuated in later years by Desmond Young's laudatory Rommel the Desert Fox () and Paul Carrell's popular The Foxes of the Desert () is here challenged—in a less strident, more narrowly focused critique than David Irving's The Trail of the Fox ().

Structuring his book after Carrell's and rebutting him point-by-point, Heckmann portrays. Buy Rommel's Desert War by Martin Kitchen from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £/5(1).