Under cover of the bombardment, the Germans blew gaps in the wire and cleared paths through the minefield. By the following morning, they had established a hole through the outer defences a mile and a half wide and taken more than 100 prisoners. Their charismatic leader, the dynamic Erwin Rommel, the Desert Fox, was the most highly respected German general of World War II. Read about the daring exploits of General Erwin Rommel during World Wars I and II in this tale of True Combat. An account filled with the courage of war, and interwoven with first hand experiences that take you into the heart of battle. Short, sharp, and true to life, Chronicles of War describe the battles and relate the close-up combat experiences of war in an exciting, quick to read format. Each title in the series provides gripping, unforgettable insights into the minute by minute confrontations, extreme heroism and terrible brutality of the greatest conflicts the world has known.