Field marshal erwin rommel was a very popular general, not only to his german compatriots but also to millions of people around the world he was renowned for both his fearlessness on the war fronts and his chivalry. Field marshal erwin rommel born 15 november 1891, died 14 october 1944, a german field marshal in world war ii was known as the desert fox the nickname he received while in command of the afrika corps in the north african desert of 1942 following his defeats at el alamein by the british and kasserine pass by the americans, rommel was recalled. Erwin rommel also known as the desert fox, was born on november 15, 1891 in heidenheim an der brenz, germany, and was a german field marshal during world war ii he was, for a short while, one of the commanders of hitler's elite bodyguard, the ss or schutzstaffel, he was charged with the. German world war ii field marshal erwin johannes eugen rommel gained immortality in the north african campaign of 1941-1943 sent with a small german force to help the axis against the british. Erwin rommel biography, life, interesting facts childhood and early life world war ii german general erwin rommel, who became known as the desert fox, was born on the 15 november 1891he was born in heidenheim an der brenz, germany to erwin rommel snr and helen von luz the family had five children: erwin, gerhard, karl, and helen as well as manfred who died in infancy.
Erwin rommel , nicknamed desert fox, was a german field marshal of world war ii and commander of the afrika korpssent in primarily to stabilize a military situation instigated by the italians, rommel stopped the british advances and started to push them back. During world war ii, field marshall erwin rommel's decision to stop the allied invasion of france at the water's edge was contrary to the rule book and anathema to his more tradition-bound contemporaries. Field marshall erwin rommel – the desert fox posted on january 12, 2012 by admin field marshall erwin rommel was one of the greatest military leaders, with exceptional moral and tactical abilities. Video biography of erwin rommel all by: military models erwin johannes eugen rommel (15 november 1891–14 october 1944), popularly known as the desert fox (wüstenfuchs, about this sound listen.
The german field marshal erwin rommel achieved a rare feat for any military commander - he became a legend in his own lifetime - and he remains the best known german general of world war two in. Erwin johannes eugen rommel (november 15, 1891 – october 14, 1944) was one of the most distinguished field marshals of world war ii he was the commander of the deutsches afrika korps and became known by the nickname “the desert fox” for his brilliant leadership during the tank battles he waged on behalf of the german army in north africa. Field marshal erwin rommel was a noted german commander during world war ii known as the desert fox rommel earned fame throughout wwii the bloodiest conflict in history, world war ii consumed the globe from and was fought largely in europe, the pacific, and eastern asia. Erwin johannes eugen rommel the desert fox is probably the best known german field marshal of world war ii he served in france, italy and romania in the german army during the first world war he won the pour le merite, imperial germany's highest decoration, for his actions in the battle of caporetto.
On this day in 1944, german 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. Popularly known as the desert fox, he served as field marshal in the wehrmacht of nazi germany during world war iierwin johannes rommel was born in and he joined the german army as a cadet in. Erwin johannes eugen rommel (15 november 1891 – 14 october 1944), popularly known as the desert fox, was a german hero of world war ii he earned the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought however, he never earned the respect of his father, steve erwin rommel.
Field marshal erwin johannes eugen rommel (the desert fox), (15 november 1891 – 14 october 1944) was an officer of the german army in world war ii. British army brigadier desmond young, captured by german forces in north africa during world war ii, met rommel and became enthralled by him young wrote the seminal 1950 biography of the field marshal, rommel: the desert fox, which served as the basis of the 1951 movie, the desert fox, starring james mason in an “utterly convincing. Mpower/// erwin johannes eugen rommel november 1891 – 14 october popularly known as the desert fox, was a german field marshal of world war ii he earned the respect of both his own troops and his enemies. Erwin johannes eugen rommel , popularly known as the desert fox ), was a german field marshal of world war ii he earned the respect of both his own troops and his enemies.
The legendary german general was known as the desert fox for his brilliant military exploits in north africa during the second world war he was born in heidenheim, wurttemberg, on nov 15, 1891 he joined the 124th infantry regiment as an officer cadet in 1910, and two years later was commissioned a 2d lieutenant. Posted in germany, military history, world war ii, wwii tagged erwin rommel, historiography, hitler, memory, military history, nazis, war, world war ii author: will greer i am an aspiring student in public history, an avid history lover, and make a mean chicken-fried steak. Erwin rommel was perhaps the most famous german field marshal of world war ii find this pin and more on erwin rommel by puti anggraeni erwin rommel was the most famous german field marshall of wwii. The german field marshal erwin rommel (1891-1944), known as the desert fox, achieved fame as a brilliant desert-warfare tactician in world war ii erwin rommel was born in heidenheim near ulm on nov 15, 1891, into an old swabian middle-class family.
Field marshal erwin rommel was one of german's most popular generals during world war ii, and gained his enemies' respect with his victories as commander of the afrika korps biography erwin rommel (15 november 1891 – 14 october 1944) was a german general and military theorist. Erwin rommel, better known as ‘the desert fox’, was a german army general who served in world war i and world war ii he served under hitler and was one of the fürher’s most trusted and appreciated men. 3 he was an early admirer of hitler following world war ii, the western allies, now locked in an ideological struggle with the soviet union, made efforts to resuscitate germany’s reputation. The film is a rommel biography written by ltcolonel desmond young and screenwriter nunnally johnson it's based on true events and real characters in wwii field marshal erwin rommel won reputation as germany's most popular general but he played an important part in the invasions of central.
Field marshal erwin rommel was one of german's most popular generals during world war ii, and gained his enemies' respect with his victories as commander of the afrika korps implicated in a plot to overthrow hitler, rommel took his life in 1944. French general and statesman who became very popular during world war ii as the leader of the free french forces in exile (1890-1970) site of the victory by britain's field marshal bernard montgomery over german forces led by general erwin rommel (the 'desert fox') in 1942-1943.