rommel the desert fox


[rom-uhl, ruhm-; German rawm-uhl]
Erwin [ur-win; German er-veen] , ("the Desert Fox") 1891–1944, German field marshal: commander of the German forces in North Africa in World War II. Unabridged
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Rommel (German ˈrɔməl)
Erwin (ˈɛrviːn), nicknamed the Desert Fox. 1891--1944, German field marshal, noted for his brilliant generalship in N Africa in World War II. Later a commander in N France, he committed suicide after the officers' plot against Hitler

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