Definition of Rommel, Erwin in English:

Rommel, Erwin

proper noun

  • (1891–1944), German Field Marshal; known as the Desert Fox. As commander of the Afrika Korps he deployed a series of surprise manoeuvres and succeeded in capturing Tobruk (1942), but was defeated by Montgomery at El Alamein later that year. He was forced to commit suicide after being implicated in the officers' conspiracy against Hitler in 1944.


Rommel, Erwin