Rommel stranded in No Mans land

25th September 1941: A narrow escape when the 'Desert Fox' accompanies a armoured raid into the desert

Rommel talking to Italian officers in the desert who were complaining about the food and wine. ‘It does not seem to be doing you any harm’. H. W. Schmidt is at left, holding the map case.

Erwin Rommel, commanding the German and Italian forces in North Africa, had a reputation for wanting to be on the frontline. During the invasion of France he had person…

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