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Patton and Rommel

men of war in the twentieth century

by Dennis E. Showalter

  • 371 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading

Published by Berkley Caliber in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Patton, George S. 1885-1945,
    • Rommel, Erwin, 1891-1944,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography,
    • Generals -- Germany -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementDennis Showalter.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD736 .S49 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination441 p. ;
      Number of Pages441
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3309238M
      ISBN 100425193462
      LC Control Number2004057464

        Engaged in battle against Germany's Field Marshal Rommel (Karl Michael Vogler), Patton drives back "The Desert Fox" by using the German's own tactics. Promoted to Lieutenant General, Patton is.   My son “borrowed” my Patton book, so I’ll need a rain check there. But after a quick browse through this On page , I found the following: > “ American Generals showed themselves to be very advanced at the tactical handling of their forces, alth.

        Terry Brighton does an adequate job of providing insight into Patton, Montgomery and, Rommel. This book is not well researched but, does provide some new details related to the 3 generals. The book is an easy read; not a heavy laborious read clouded with citations and references. It is a respite from reading heavily researched text related to /5(60). And while many history books focus the attention to Hitler and Allied presidents and country leaders, in reality, one of the biggest reasons for success or failure are the generals on the field. George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel were two tacticians that fought against each other during some of the crucial battles during the World War II.

      About Patton, Montgomery, Rommel. In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain’s most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II. Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal . Patton is a American epic biographical war film about U.S. General George S. Patton during World War stars George C. Scott, Karl Malden, Michael Bates and Karl Michael was directed by Franklin J. Schaffner from a script by Francis Ford Coppola and Edmund H. North, who based their screenplay on the biography Patton: Ordeal and Triumph by Ladislas Farago and Omar Music by: Jerry Goldsmith.


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Patton and Rommel by Dennis E. Showalter Download PDF EPUB FB2

This article was published by The McAlvany Intelligence Advisor on Wednesday, Ap Early in the movie “Patton,” U.S. General George S. Patton – who had read Erwin Rommel’s book, Infantry Attacks – sees that, by following Rommel’s tactics, he is crushing his forces in an epic tank battle in Tunisia and exclaims “Rommel, you magnificent bastard, I read your book!”.

I bought this book in hopes of pining down an actual time line of events between Rommel, and Patton. It started out OK, but between the poor grammer, spelling, typos, wrong dates of events, and the use of multiple paragraphs, when one sentence, or 2 at the most would have been by: 3.

In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II.

Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal confrontations at El Alamein, Monte Cassino, and the /5(83). This book has an interesting premise--the interactions among three generals in World War II--George Patton (USA), Bernard Montgomery (UK), Patton and Rommel book Erwin Rommel (Germany).

The juxtaposition of their jousting with one another provides a useful takeoff point for analysis/5. He may have. Titled “Infantry Attacks,” it was about fighting the Italian Army during World War I. It wasn’t about armored warfare however. Friends and Family of Alcoholics - Patton Read Rommel's Book.

Regarding reading the AA Big Book - Back when I was a "butterbar" 2LT we were assigned to read "Attacks." It is the US version of German General Rommel's book -- Infanterie Greift An -- based on his experiences in WW1, and the methods he.

“Rommel, you magnificent bastard. I read your book. ” ― George S. Patton Jr. Read more quotes from George S. Patton Jr. That said, I am only on page 5 and I absolutely love this English translation of the original book. Erwin Rommel was one of the greatest war heroes.

Guderian was probably better than Rommel as a tank general but Rommel was an artist and writer and he dramatically died resisting hitler, making his final show in the theater of large wars/5(). The book, Patton and Rommel Men of War in the Twentieth Century by Dennis E.

Showalter, was a very in depth look at the lives of George S. Patton and Erwin Rommel before, during and after WWI and WWII/5. Patton and Rommel is the first single-volume study to deal with the parallel lives of two generals who earned not only the loyalty and admiration of their own men, but the respect of their enemies, and the enmity of the leaders they swore to obey.

From the origins of their military prowess, forged on the battlefields of World War I, to their. Later that year, implicated in the plot to assassinate Hitler, Rommel was ordered to commit suicide.

“Old Blood and Guts” Patton commanded the II Corps in North Africa and the Seventh Army in the invasion of Sicily in In Northwest Europe, through the Battle of the Bulge and to the war’s end, Patton aggressively commanded the Third Army. In Patton, Montgomery, Rommel, one of Britain's most accomplished military scholars presents an unprecedented study of the land war in the North African and European theaters, as well as their chief commanders—three men who also happened to be the most compelling dramatis personae of World War II.

Beyond spellbinding depictions of pivotal confrontations at El Alamein, Monte Cassino, 4/4(22). The book ends with Rommel's son describing Rommel's participation in the plot to kill Hitler and the day the Nazi security services paid a visit to Rommel's house and gave him 15 minutes to decide if he will commit suicide and be buried with honor and have his family left in peace or if /5().

Erwin Rommel has 17 books on Goodreads with ratings. Erwin Rommel’s most popular book is Infantry Attacks. The German General Rommel. In the film of the same name Patton declares to have read the Rommel book.

The Erwin Rommel book in question is most likely to be Infantry Attacks, published in the middle of the 30’s as ‘Infanterie greift an’. It discusses the Stoßtruppen tactics used in the first world war. In the movie Patton with George C. Scott, one scene shows Patton reading a book, The Tank in Battle, supposedly written by Erwin Rommel really write this book or was it a prop.

Mark Fallesen??. Whatever translation the filmers of Patton chose to use so as not to confuse the audience, Erwin Rommel’s actual book on tactics was entitled Infanterie Greift n (“Infantry Attacks.

The beginning of this book talked the childhood of both Patton and Rommel. It then explained about Rommel's military career before and during World War 1. I learned that Rommel was a very well respected man even in War World 1. He earned First and Second Iron Cross and some other award.

Then the book moved onto George by: 3. Patton and Rommel: Men of War in the Twentieth Century (Book Review) Reviewed by Robert Citino By Dennis Showalter Berkley Caliber, New York, Dennis Showalter has long occupied a unique place in the field of military history.

There are many fine scholars out there, professors who do their time in the archives, read the appropriate foreign Author: Historynet Staff.

PATTON, MONTGOMERY, ROMMEL: MASTERS OF WAR By Terry Brighton Crown, $30, pages, illus. REVIEWED BY JOHN M. TAYLOR. A warrior of ancient Greece, Chabrias, is credited with the aphorism, “An.

Patton studied Rommel's book and tactics to defeat his Panzer battalion in North Africa. It would be an ironic case of karmic justice if Rommel and Scipio were one and the same. Hannibal crossing the Alps; by Jacopo Amigoni.

Bridgeman Art Library. Hannibal led one of the greatest, if. Book Description: Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's heroic opposition to Hitler in cost him his life. In this intriguing, well-paced tale of a journalistic coup, Marshall, the first to discover the real events behind Rommel's death, tells how he learned the facts from Rommel's widow and delves into the great general's background and death.The Rommel Papers is also really good, but in my opinion, is a little too biased in favor of Rommel because of the respect that Liddel-Hart had for the man and because of Manfred Rommels involvement (I say that as a huge Rommel fan).

Really though, to get to know Rommel I think the best book is his very own Infantry Attacks. Patton and Rommel is the first single-volume study to deal with the parallel lives of two generals who earned not only the loyalty and admiration of their own men, but the respect of their enemies, and the enmity of the leaders they swore to obey.

From the origins of their military prowess, forged on the battlefields of World War I, to their /5(5).