American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Rommel, Erwin Known as "the Desert Fox.” 1891-1944. German general active in France, Italy, and northern Africa during World War II. After his implication in the July Plot (1944) to assassinate Hitler, he committed suicide.
- n. German field marshal noted for brilliant generalship in North Africa during World War II (1891-1944)
“If Erwin Rommel had defeated the troops of his opponent, the British Field Marshal Montgomery, in Egypt in 1942 and then advanced into Palestine, the task force (Einsatzkommando) would have received the order to kill the Jews in Palestine.”
“Certainly some of the more talented commanders may have done something different, but I think, for instance, Rommel is wildly overrated.”
“Sounds like Rommel is a back stabber. once upon a horse”
“Actually, it was Erwin Rommel who was probably over-rated because his suggestion that German forces be stationed at the waterline at Normandy would have been disastrous, given the US/British naval gunfire support which would have eviscerated those forces had they been placed there.”
“German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel would call June 6 “the longest day”.”
“If Charlie Fox's attack on Erwin Rommel had made it to film, it would have been a John Wayne Hollywood movie.”
“Who has severely injured the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel?”
“German field marshal Erwin Rommel and his troops capture Tobruk, in Libya.”
“He said, I know that Rommel is preparing to attack us.”
“During World War II the German general Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps was stymied in North Africa by a shortage of fuel for its tanks.”
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