TITLE

Africa: Hitler's Last Chance

PUB. DATE
April 1943
SOURCE
New Republic;4/5/43, Vol. 108 Issue 14, p430
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Presents the war scenario with special emphasis upon the Afrika Korps of German field marshal Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel fighting the World War II. Comparison of the size of Rommel's army with that of the Anglo-American troops in North Africa; Tactic of Rommel would be to stave off defeat long enough to upset the Allied time tables; Importance of the Allied victory to prevent or delay the opening of a front in Southern Europe; Expertise of Rommel's army in desert warfare; Strategy of offensive nature from the side of the Soviet Union might assure victory for the Allied powers; Note of desperation prevalent in the German camp.
ACCESSION #
14679680

 

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