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Today’s episodes feature an in-depth discussion on the life and death of German field marshal Erwin Rommel. My guest is Daniel Allen Butler, an acclaimed military historian who has written a marvelous book titled Field Marshal: The Life and Death of Erwin Rommel. Together, we discuss his book and many aspects of Rommel’s life including:
- His first taste of combat, and the defining experiences he lived during the Great War.
- His military career during Hitler’s rise to power, and relationship with the Third Reich.
- His successful military campaigns, as leader of the Afrika Korps, and how he earned his title ‘’The Desert Fox.’’
- How Rommel was defeated in North Africa, and the notable engagements he fought in afterward.
- How and why Rommel died and the events leading up to his suicide.
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