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Rommel, the desert fox

Author: Desmond Young
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers, [1951, ©1950]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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[Brigadier Desmond Young] served with distinction in two world wars. He was wounded in the first liquid-fire attack at Ypres in 1915, winning a Military Cross. He was a battalion commander before he was twenty-five. In World War II, he served in Abyssinia, Syria and the western desert. He was twice capture and twice escaped. Between the wars he ran a salvage company and then became a journalist in South Africa and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young, Desmond.
Rommel, the desert fox.
New York, Harper [1951, ©1950]
(OCoLC)568733014
Online version:
Young, Desmond.
Rommel, the desert fox.
New York, Harper [1951, ©1950]
(OCoLC)631985768
Named Person: Erwin Rommel; Erwin Rommel
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Young
OCLC Number: 568063
Description: xvii, 264 pages : portraits, maps ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Desmond Young ; foreword by Sir Claude Auchinleck.

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[Brigadier Desmond Young] served with distinction in two world wars. He was wounded in the first liquid-fire attack at Ypres in 1915, winning a Military Cross. He was a battalion commander before he was twenty-five. In World War II, he served in Abyssinia, Syria and the western desert. He was twice capture and twice escaped. Between the wars he ran a salvage company and then became a journalist in South Africa and India. -- Taken from dust jacket.

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