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Rommel

Erwin , 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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For a man known for his military exactitude, it is somewhat ironic that just hours before D-Day, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was away from his troops and buying shoes for his wife.
Rommel sang from the heart two songs for his beloved wife; while Lena's two lovely and talented grandchildren from the USA presented her with a mini violin concerto.
After learning from Rommel that the 46-year-old Ayson was not only a contract killer but also involved in the illegal drug trade, members of the MPD antidrug enforcement team set up an entrapment operation.
Rommel, who always wanted to get fit but was unable to follow a fixed fitness regime said when his friend told him about Al Ghurair Centre's 'lose to win gold challenge' , it gave him the push he wanted.
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Aware of Rommel's celebrity status, the Third Reich propaganda machine attempted to hide the truth by claiming Rommel suffered a brain haem-orrhage, spawned by the fractured skull he suffered in the air attack.
| Newspaper articles hailing the heroes who 'killed' Rommel - he in fact survived
In Cairo, black clouds of smoke from burning files showed that many people believed Rommel would not stop short of the Suez Canal, his stated objective.
29 January 2018 - US-based new car and Harley-Davidson dealership broker Performance Brokerage Services assisted with the sale of Rommel Harley-Davidson in Scranton, Pennsylvania to Hannum's Harley-Davidson Group, the firm said.
| German prisoners taken in the course of the 8th army's big offensive against Rommel
Former US Navy submariner Dan Gillcrist interviewed Ken Rommel, a veteran of the 503rd's F Company, in 2001 about his wartime service.
Also available in a Kindle edition ($9.99), Field Marshal: The Life and Death of Erwin Rommel is a thorough biography of a German war hero and military genius, well-known for his sense of honor, duty, and respect for human life.