Attacks by Erwin Rommel

By Erwin Rommel

Attacks is the main actual English translation on hand this day of Erwin Rommel's global conflict I army vintage, Infanterie Greift An. different publishers proceed to reprint the 1944 US military translation that was once released lower than the identify, Infantry Attacks, yet these abridged variants are lacking passages in addition to a few vital drawings and caricature maps. the military translation additionally suffered from a moved quickly wartime attempt and includes quite a few mistakes. Athena Press's Attacks is the one unabridged English version that corrects those flaws with a revised translation and a higher number of conflict illustrations which are a lot more straightforward to appreciate than the originals.

As the autobiographical checklist of an exceptional Captain, Attacks is a publication of ancient curiosity and value. In tracing Rommel's improvement from a eco-friendly lieutenant to a convinced, professional and singularly profitable commander, it offers willing perception into his brain and personality. it really is, to boot, a huge treatise on strive against management and psychology, and comprises many necessary classes in case you could bring up and educate armies. leading between those classes is the reminder that males are the main point in wrestle; that it's the will, spirit and talent of fellows, led by way of powerfuble and brave officials that win battles; that prime morale is built through the accomplishment of adverse tasks.

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The tensions that developed needed only triggering to plunge Europe into war. The murder of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife by a Serbian assassin on June 28, 1914 was the trigger. A complex series of ultimatums, mobilizations and war declarations followed. Austria declared war on Serbia. Germany demanded Russia halt its mobilization and when the demand was ignored declared war on Russia and France, which was committed to honoring its alliance with Russia. The German invasion of Belgium (at which point this book begins) brought England into the war.

ATTACKS Field Marshal ERWIN ROMMEL ATHENA PRESS, INC. VIENNA, VIRGINIA Copyright ® 1979 Athena Press, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. NO PART OF THIS BOOK MAY BE REPRODUCED IN ANY FORM WITHOUT PERMISSION IN WRITING FROM THE PUBLISHER, EXCEPT BY A REVIEWER WHO MAY QUOTE BRIEF PASSAGES IN A REVIEW. FIRST EDITION Library of Congress Catalog Number 79-52022 ISBN 0-9602736-0-3 Published by ATHENA PRESS, INC. O. Box 776 Vienna, Virginia 22180 Printed In The United States Of America FOR SALE IN USA ONLY Field Marshal ERWIN ROMMEL European Borders 1914-1918 Publisher's Note ATTACKS is a classic in military literature.

Earlier editions omitted passages potentially embarrassing to our allies as well as a large number of drawings and sketch maps. The Army translation understandably suffered also from a hurried wartime effort. In preparing this edition J. R. Driscoll retranslated the original German work and revised hundreds of passages in the Army translation. Bob Heittman, working with the German wartime English editions, painstakingly revised the sketches and sketch maps. Where possible they were compared to large scale maps of the areas involved to resolve questions of detail and provide approximate scales.

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