How Did Rommel Become A Good Leader

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Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel was born on November 15, 1891 in Heidenheim, Germany. In World War I, Rommel gave himself a name in the German Third Army in 1910. He was called brave for his leadership. After the war he stayed with the army instead of leveling up. When Adolf Hitler became chancellor in 1933, he recognized Rommel’s ability to become a true man of power. By 1938, Rommel was a senior military figure in Wehrmacht.
In February 1940, Rommel was named commander of the 7th Panzer division. The next year, he was appointed commander of German troops, The Afrika Korps, in North Africa. Rommel’s most important achievement was his defeat of the British at Gazala in May 1942. The British came back 5 months later at El Alamein, when the British imperial army won the battle under Bernard Montgomery. Rommel took the survivors of his Panzerarmee to Tunisia. By then the British and Americans had landed in North Africa, the British Eighth Army had reconquered Tripolitania and was on the Tunisian border, and the Germans were hemmed in, isolated and facing overwhelming odds.
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The African adventure was over. He was nicknamed the Desert Fox because of his sly tactics. Rommel has been criticized for lacking strategic sense, for excessive absorption in the tactical battle, for neglect of logistics, for periodic imprudence. Even with all of these negative comments riding in his caboose, Rommel was still highly respected General in World War II. Rommel died October 14, 1944 On July 17, 1944 Rommel got severely hurt when a British plane hit the car he was in. Three days later the famous assassination of Adolf Hitler occurred. During the investigation, Rommel’s name came up as an accomplice. There could be a chance that he had nothing to do with it but Hitler seen him mas a threat and wanted him out. Rommel was forced to commit suicide and propaganda announced that the marshal died because of the injuries he suffered on July the
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