TITLE

ROMMEL AT CAPORETTO, OCT. 24-26, 1917

PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Military History;Mar2011, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article traces the experiences of Lieutenant Erwin Rommel at the Battle of Caporetto from October 24 to 26, 1917. Rommel, a two-time recipient of the Iron Cross, understood the futility of the trench warfare on the Western Front. Such understanding led him to develop a tactic that earned him the Pour le Mérite. The article also describes how Rommel led his troop to capture Matajur and its Italian defenders.
ACCESSION #
57070817

 

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