Erwin Rommel First War: A New Look at Infantry Attacks

  • Format
  • Bog, paperback
  • Engelsk
  • 394 sider


More than just a new German-to-English translation of Rommel's memoir, "Erwin Rommel: First War-A New Look At Infantry Attacks" by military historian/author Zita Steele (pen name for Zita Ballinger Fletcher) provides analysis of Rommel's transformation from a naïve young soldier into a formidable World War II general. This book is an authoritative work on Rommel's life, his tactical lessons and military career during World War I. It gives a vibrant look at Rommel as a young soldier with many rare photographs and allows readers to "hear" his voice like never before as they witness his transformation into a famous commander. This new take on "Infantry Attacks!" is exciting to read and provides a better understanding of Rommel's tactics, his personality as a writer and experiences as World War I veteran. 

Features include: 

Richly illustrated with photos from Rommel's private albums, including First World War photographs, plus all 83 maps he drew for the bookDetailed introduction illuminates Rommel's writing style, experiences as a mountain trooper and situation in life when he first left for war, including details about his early relationships with his wife Lucie and girlfriend Walburga Stemmer New, vivid and accurate translation of "Infantry Attacks!" faithful to the original German brings Rommel's colorful writing style to life for readers to "hear" his unique voice Censored passages restored in full and translation errors are correctedLost notes restored from Rommel's previously overlooked phrases he emphasized in tactical lessons now contained in bold to show his military lesson focus points based on his wartime experiencesCommentary in each chapter shares details about Rommel's original German text (slang expressions, songs, cultural references and insights into his unique word choices) to better understand exactly what he said and whyAnalysis of Rommel's transformation from a young soldier into a famous generalConclusion examines the impact of Rommel's first war on his life and career This well-researched, fascinating book is a must-have for anyone interested in Erwin Rommel.

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  • SprogEngelsk
  • Sidetal394
  • Udgivelsesdato01-09-2023
  • ISBN139781941184332
  • FormatPaperback
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  • Vægt1076 g
  • Dybde2,9 cm
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    10 cm
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    19,9 cm
    25,1 cm

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