Definition of Rommel, Erwin in US English:

Rommel, Erwin

proper noun

  • (1891–1944), German field marshal; known as the Desert Fox. As commander of the Afrika Korps, he captured Tobruk in 1942, but he was defeated by Montgomery at El Alamein later that year. Implicated in the officers' conspiracy against Hitler in 1944, he committed suicide.


Rommel, Erwin