Erwin Rommel

REVIEW: Stirling’s Desert Triumph – The SAS Egyptian Airfield Raids 1942

Osprey Publishing, Raid Series of Books, Raid 49. Author – Gavin Mortimer and Illustrator Peter Dennis Gavin’s book details the Assault of key German Airfields and supply lines in North Africa during WWII by Stirling’s SAS desert warfare specialists. The British SAS and Long Range Desert Group (Also a SAS extension) conducted a series of …

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Raid on Rommel (1971)

Raid on Rommel (1971)

TITLE: Raid on Rommel In 1942 Libya, a German-speaking British Intelligence officer uses former British POWs, some dressed in German uniforms, to fulfill a secret sabotage mission inside German-captured Tobruk. BASED ON TRUE EVENTS In November 1941, the No. 11 British (Scottish) commando, under command of Col. Robert Laycock, undertook a raid referred to as …

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Uccidete Rommel (1969) also known as Kill Rommel!

TITLE: Uccidete Rommel  During World War II, US Lieutenant Morris and British captain Hull are assigned in a mission to kill Rommel. IMAGES: Uccidete Rommel  DETAILS: Uccidete Rommel  Film Uccidete Rommel (1969) also known as Kill Rommel! Country Italy Director Alfonso Brescia Cast Anton Diffring, Carl Parker, Ugo Adinolfi Language Italian (and English dubbed) English …

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Rommel (2012)

Rommel (2012)

TITLE: Rommel  The story of the final seven months in the life of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. IMAGES: Rommel DETAILS: Rommel Film Rommel (2012) Country Germany, France, Austria Director Niki Stein Cast Ulrich Tukur, Tim Bergmann, Johannes Silberschneider Language German English Subtitles Yes REVIEW:  WATCH: Amazon (United States) Amazon (United Kingdom) Amazon (Deutschland) RELATED TITLES (MAY …

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Erwin Rommel checking-out atlantikwall

Erwin Rommel assumes command of the Atlantikwall

Erwin Rommel and the Atlantikwall In the latter half of 1943, two of World War II’s most colorful and charismatic senior commanders, General George S. Patton, Jr. and Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, the “Desert Fox,” were both out of work and in the doghouse, with their careers not only on hold, but possibly even coming to an end. Patton’s …

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Erwin Rommel Portrait

Operation Flipper: Assassination Attempt on Erwin Rommel

The Commando raid in an attempt to assassinate Erwin Rommel at his HQ in Sidi Rafa, Libya in November 1941, was called Operation Flipper. It resulted in a failure. British Prime Minister Winston Churchill was never one to shy away from thinking big. When he saw the plans for General Claude Auchinlek’s offensive, Operation Crusader, …

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Bunker SK1 in which the museum is located

Visiting Bunker Museum Antwerpen – Atlantikwall Museum

Many people don’t know this, not even much Belgians, however there’s something unique to be found in Wilrijk, Belgium. In Park den Brandt (Wilrijk, Antwerp) a whole bunker village can be found and every first week-end of the month one of them opens up. The museum is to be found in one of SK1 Bunkers and …

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