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By Marshall Erwin Rommel Infantry Attacks on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Published August 29th by Greenhill Books (first published ) .. In Infantry Attacks, we get a clear look at Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s life before his. It certainly is. The hard lessons of war are learned through the blood and death of others. Only fools want to learn these lessons again with their.

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We divided our fire and dozens of Frenchmen were put out of action by the fire of our three rifles. To reestablish contact I went back to ro,mel northeast comer of the woods with two men who brought the prisoners and pack horses along.

I found the field kitchens on the Pretz-Triancourt highway.

It is clear that the unwritten book is what the film is referring to, and not Infanterie greift an. The majority of the later part rom,el the book takes place in the mountains, again with lots of movement. I boook getting ready for a night’s sleep when a call came for me to report to the regimental command post located some fifty yards from my platoon bivouac area. On our way across the open fields to Cosnes, we came upon an old woman peacefully at work.

Looking for beautiful books? Everything was in order, and there were no signs of Erench infantry.

It is rather a memoir of Rommel during WWI, where he was a junior officer leading small units into battle. But even for a causal or non-military leader, there is a lot of value in reading the book. Since we PDF Creator: His truly extraordinary journey takes readers from trenches of w “Time stood still. My stomach was grumbling, for I had eaten nothing all day except for a handful of grain. My excellent orderly, Hanle, helped me make-do with a swig from his canteen. Now the three of us fired at the same time.


Over at the Regimental command post, orders were being issued. That meant more work before morning; but right now, at midnight, the men were completely exhausted.

If you want to remove this line, please purchase the full version file: Book ratings by Goodreads. But most people probably associate his name with only two events: Captain Wolters, and reported. Strange to say, no enemy infantry could be located.

Infantry Attacks

And most people probably have a general sense that Rommel was not so bad a guy, relative to the Nazi regime as a whole as low a bar as that may be. The men would yell, throw hand grenades ewrin otherwise simulate the anticipated attack from concealment, while attack squads and larger bodies of men sneaked to the flanks and rears of the defenders to take them by surprise. Romme tactics often intimidated enemies into surrendering, thus avoiding unnecessary exertion, expenditure of ammunition, and risk of injury.

Since units attacking on our right and left had not kept pace with rkmmel, we deployed both of our flanks on a front curved toward the rear to protect ourselves. A reconnaissance detail which went out and gathered in a dozen prisoners reported that some thirty dead and wounded French littered the field.


Infantry Attacks : Erwin Rommel :

I thought WWI was nothing but stalemate, but Rommel found ways to capture ground again and again. To my great disappointment I was obliged to remain behind for a few days in order to bring up our reserves.

Suddenly, Bentele pointed with his arm to the right north. I waved my platoon forward and we proceeded up both sides of the Gevimont-Bleid road. The 1st Battalion had infsntry up. Today artillery fuses are even more sensitive and the losses in a similar case would be even greater. The 5th and 8th Companies were in the front line; the 6th and 7th Companies were echeloned behind the right and left flanks respectively.

I mention this to say that erwn you have little rommell in or appreciation of this kind of technical consideration then this book will likely leave you unsatisfied. The man on my left suddenly cried out and rolled on the ground in pain.

We had visual contact with our neighbors on the left, the th Infantry Regiment located on Hill ; and provisions had been made to sweep the six hundred-yard gap with fire. Open Preview See a Problem? To my intense regret, an older officer infanry given command of this outfit and I was left free to continue my search for the 2d Battalion, th Infantry.