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Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was one of Germanys greatest soldiers He was a brave and dedicated commander who fought valiantly in World War One and achieved mythic stature among the armies of World War Two and those who didnt know of him quickly learned of his amazing feats on the battlefield And much like Yamamotto of Japan he knew Germany was going to lose the war but fought the battles all the same Sadly though his life would never see peace because he died in 1944 with accusations of conspiring to kill Hitler His main directive like most commanders was to move fast hit hard and destroy his enemy before they had time to recover though this was not always possible he usually was able to On September 24th 1914 Rommel would be wounded while fighting near Varennes France while executing one of the most baic tactics While under heavy fire he took command of a few squads of men in the woods near a highway which French troops were using They were having trouble locating the enemy through the fog and heavy gunfire since they had to stay down on their bellies but when the gunfire subsided they would make quick headway through the trees At one point when the firing had stopped Rommel ran out from the trees and found himself about 20 paces away from five Frenchmen his recruits had not followed him The men were all turned away from him and Rommel dropped two of them before he ran out of ammo seeing no other way to get out of his situation he rushed the remaining three confident in his bayonet skills but was hit in the leg only a few steps from them Expecting to be killed Rommel crawled behind a tree at which time his recruits finally came forth and the three remaining Frenchmen retreated For this Rommel was awarded the Iron Cross Second Class1 This attack expresses one
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