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Patton and Rommel men of war in the twentieth century by Dennis E. Showalter

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Published by Berkley Caliber in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States,
  • Germany

Subjects:

  • Patton, George S. 1885-1945,
  • Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
  • Generals -- Germany -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementDennis Showalter.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD736 .S49 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination441 p. ;
Number of Pages441
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3309238M
ISBN 100425193462
LC Control Number2004057464

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In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II. Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal confrontations at El Alamein, Monte Cassino, and the /5(83).   This book has an interesting premise--the interactions among three generals in World War II--George Patton (USA), Bernard Montgomery (UK), and Erwin Rommel (Germany). The juxtaposition of their jousting with one another provides a useful takeoff point for analysis/5.   He may have. Titled “Infantry Attacks,” it was about fighting the Italian Army during World War I. It wasn’t about armored warfare however.   Friends and Family of Alcoholics - Patton Read Rommel's Book. Regarding reading the AA Big Book - Back when I was a "butterbar" 2LT we were assigned to read "Attacks." It is the US version of German General Rommel's book -- Infanterie Greift An -- based on his experiences in WW1, and the methods he.

“Rommel, you magnificent bastard! I read your book! ” ― George S. Patton Jr. Read more quotes from George S. Patton Jr. That said, I am only on page 5 and I absolutely love this English translation of the original book. Erwin Rommel was one of the greatest war heroes! Guderian was probably better than Rommel as a tank general but Rommel was an artist and writer and he dramatically died resisting hitler, making his final show in the theater of large wars/5().   The book, Patton and Rommel Men of War in the Twentieth Century by Dennis E. Showalter, was a very in depth look at the lives of George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel before, during and after WWI and WWII/5. Patton and Rommel is the first single-volume study to deal with the parallel lives of two generals who earned not only the loyalty and admiration of their own men, but the respect of their enemies, and the enmity of the leaders they swore to obey. From the origins of their military prowess, forged on the battlefields of World War I, to their.

  Later that year, implicated in the plot to assassinate Hitler, Rommel was ordered to commit suicide. “Old Blood and Guts” Patton commanded the II Corps in North Africa and the Seventh Army in the invasion of Sicily in In Northwest Europe, through the Battle of the Bulge and to the war’s end, Patton aggressively commanded the Third Army.   In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II. Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal confrontations at El Alamein, Monte Cassino, 4/4(22). The book ends with Rommel's son describing Rommel's participation in the plot to kill Hitler and the day the Nazi security services paid a visit to Rommel's house and gave him 15 minutes to decide if he will commit suicide and be buried with honor and have his family left in peace or if /5(). Erwin Rommel has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. Erwin Rommel’s most popular book is Infantry Attacks.