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About Erwin Rommel
Erwin Rommel was a German field marshal.
He took part in World Wars I and II. He was the commander of the 7th Panzer Division and his leadership earned him the respect of both his own people and his enemies. He also commanded the German forces opposing the Allied invasion of Normandy.
He is regarded as one of the greatest commanders of World War II.
His Personal Life
He was married to Lucia Maria Mollin and he had 3 children. His first one, Gertrude, was from his relationship with Walburga Stemmer. After the end of the First World War, they all lived together.
He was linked to a famous conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. He was considered a national hero, so Hitler decided to kill him quietly. He forced him to commit suicide with a cyanide pill and in return Hitler assured him that his family would be safe.
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Famous quotes by Erwin Rommel
Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success.Erwin Rommel
But courage which goes against military expediency is stupidity, or, if it is insisted upon by a commander, irresponsibility.Erwin Rommel
Sweat saves blood.Erwin Rommel
The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions.Erwin Rommel
Erwin Rommel's Popularity
Erwin Rommel was a famous German field marshal, who was born on November 15, 1891. As a person born on this date, Erwin Rommel is listed in our database as the 6th most popular celebrity for the day (November 15) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1891).
People born on November 15 fall under the Zodiac sign of Scorpio, the Scorpion. Erwin Rommel is the 201st most popular Scorpio.
Aside from information specific to Erwin Rommel's birthday, Erwin Rommel is the 21st most famous German.
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