German General Erwin Rommel However, many don't know that Lt-General Erwin Rommel arrived in Africa in February 1941 with the advance units of the Deutsches Afrika Korps (DAK) he was officially reported to the Italian Command (Commando Supremo). He was given command of the Italian XX Corps under the command of General Gariboldi's Italian 5th Army. The Italian Command gradually gave General Rommel the command of the 5th Army. It wasn't until 2 December, 1941, that Hitler promoted Rommel to Field Marshal, thus making him the technically the ranking commander over the Italians.
Erwin Rommel .
The WWII North African Campaign's goal was to drive the German Army (Rommel) out of Africa
U.S. General Patton
Erwin Rommel the "Desert Fox".
The "Africa Corps" was the German unit fighting in North Africa under the command of General Rommel, the "Desert Fox." The commander of US tank units opposing Rommel in North Africa was General George Patton.
General Erwin Rommel
Rommel led the German army referred to as the Afrika Korps.
the lead General of the Afrika Korps was Genereal Erwin "Desert Fox" Rommel
The two titans who clashed in North Africa were German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel and British General Bernard Montgomery.
he fought in north Africa he fought in north Africa
Bernard Montgomery was a famous General for Britain when he defeated German Field Marshall Rommel/The Desert Fox
The name for the German forces fighting in Africa were called the Afrika Corp.
General George Patton.
hilter never invaded north Africa, the Italians and Vichy French held most of north Africa. It was invaded by General Montgomery and General George Patton. Or the Americans and British
General Erwin Rommel(he became Field Marshal Later) General Rommel did not lead the Germans "into" North Africa. He joined the German forces there after they were sent to help the Italians. At first, the Germans and General Rommel were under the command of the Italian Commando Supremo. It wasn't until Hitler promoted Rommel to Field Marshal was he the highest ranking general officer in Italy.
Rommel was the German commander in North Africa, from about 1940 to 1942. His primary opponent in Africa was the British general Alexander Montgomery, although there were a couple of battles against the American general George Patton.
Europe is the continent north of Mauritius (or Africa in general)
Might you be referring to Erwin Rommel in North Africa in 1942 in the third and final battle of El Alamein, 60 miles south of Alexandria? The British General who defeated Rommel was General Montgomery.
At first it was one German general but he flubbed up and got replaced by General Irwin Rommel. He became known as the Desert Fox by the Allied Forces. He was a tricky general and was hard to outfox.