Infantry Attacks has ratings and 84 reviews. peiman-mir5 said: جوانِ شجاع و باهوشی که با پشتکار و میهن پرستیِ خودش از جنگِ جهانی اول و لیاقتی که از. Köp boken Infantry Attacks av Erwin Rommel, Manfred Rommel (ISBN ) hos Adlibris. Fri frakt. Alltid bra priser och snabb leverans. | Adlibris. Infantry Attacks is a classic book on military tactics written by German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel about his experiences in World War I. In it were his Stoßtr .

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The casualties were attaacks small sixteen men out of the battalion ; and in spite of the severe nervous strain, the men were in the best of spirits. The review must be at least 50 characters long. Apparently they were well supplied with ammunition and they delivered a most effective and flexible fire.

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In advances, as well as in forest fighting, it is advisable to have a maximum number of machine guns well up forward. These dispositions cause the enemy to divert his fire and the defense to concentrate its own fire. Cautiously we approached the highway; I peered around the corner of the building. Rommel graphically describes his own achievements, and those of his units, in the swift-moving battles on the Western Front, in the ensuing trench warfare, in the campaign in Romania, and in the pursuit across the Tagliamento and Piave rivers.

My next job was to find the battalion kitchens and bring them up. The village had suffered heavily, with several houses totally demolished by the bombardment.

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Thanks to poor enemy marksmanship, we had suffered no casualties up to this time. In preparing this edition J. Everywhere, serious, troubled faces! In the east there was constant friction between Russia and the Austro-Hungarian Empire which was in the final rokmel of a long decline in power.


Turkey, for her part nurtured a deep hatred for Russia. At the same time, we began to distinguish a group of tall trees to the left.

A battery of the 49th Artillery Regiment, which took up the fight from positions near Hillreceived a bad mauling from the French counterbattery fire. Throughout the book, Rommel reports assigning small numbers of men to approach enemy lines from the direction in which attack was expected.

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Whatever he did on leave, in garrison, or on rear duty is ignored. The well drawn and numerous sketches make it very easy to gain an understanding of the battles being described and the ‘observations’ placed at the end of the description of each engagement often highlight just why Rommel was such a successful attacjs during the Second World War. This classic account seeks out the basis of his astonishing leadership skills, providing an indispensable guide to the art of war written by one of its greatest exponents.

His men apparently worshipped him although that is only attadks evident in the book. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

The intensity of the bombardment made it impossible to move in any direction. Suddenly, the enemy’s fire ceased entirely. Verdun was seventeen miles northeast of Briceaux. It took considerable persuasion to make them leave their hiding places and lay down their weapons, since they had been led to believe that the Germans would cut the throat of any prisoner taken.


We trotted along in the bright morning sunshine, did our normal exercises, and then returned to our quarters accompanied by an enthusiastic crowd whose numbers ran into thousands. The enemy has a long and very difficult road before breaking through. Would you like us to take another look at this review? Raiding on the Western Front. The reserve 1st Battalion th Infantry and the Machine-Gun Company followed a couple of hundred yards behind the attacking troops.

After the first exchange, the German rifleman became imbued with a feeling of superiority vis- a-vis his F rench counterpart.

It seemed so different attack my home in Swabia. Informally written, it features Rommel leading small units, usually involving fast action against other small units. Shell after shell came howling down upon us sending cascades of splinters, earth and stones flying over our heads. All traffic, either on foot or mounted, must approach by roads and paths hidden from enemy observation.

In this classic study of the art of war Rommel analyses the tactics that lay behind his success. I left the remainder of my two squads in position. For major changes, increment the version number by 1.

By she had established an overseas empire and a navy to protect it. Armies of Bismarck’s Wars. Soon I had about a thousand men with me. Our men waited anxiously for H hour. He proves skillful in battle, quickly infantty up the ranks.

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