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Erwin Rommel with the German 15th Panzer Division in Libya, 24 Nov 1941; note Hanomag Kfz. 15 and SdKfz. 221/222 vehicles

Caption   Erwin Rommel with the German 15th Panzer Division in Libya, 24 Nov 1941; note Hanomag Kfz. 15 and SdKfz. 221/222 vehicles ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   242-EAPC-6-M713a
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 7 Sep 2006

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. owen says:
7 Oct 2011 03:11:23 AM

Photo is okay,,nothing great,there are alot better out there then this
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
28 Dec 2014 05:38:19 PM

I don't think so. I think its a great photograph This is a fine study of the Desert Fox, a General Officer in the field dirty, tired leading his troops. In my four years in the US Army 1966 - 1970 two of them in Vietnam, I never ever saw a General Officer leading the troops...the one time I did, they wore the cleanest uniform and didn't look like the Hollywoood image of a General at all. I held more respect for my Captain...
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
3 Feb 2015 03:39:35 PM

SOLDIER IN THE FIELD: Rommel with his troops somewhere between Tobruk and Sidi Omar November 1942. What was Rommel's ride that day. From the above file photograph, it could be either a Kraftfahrzeug 15 (Mercedes-Benz 340) or a Krastfahrzeug 11 (Auto-Union/Horch Type 830). Both cars looked very similar, and both had spare tires on each front fender but photo shows tire missing. I'm gonna take a guess its a Mercedes 340, because of the cooling louvers on the side of the hood.
4. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
26 Oct 2015 12:11:56 PM

ROMMEL IN THE FIELD: Rommel used different types of command cars a headquarters company could have as many as one hundred different types of vehicles. DESERT COLD: HELLMUT WHERE'S THE COFFEE! Why the heavy clothes if your in the desert? it can get cold in the desert, and during the winter months temperatures can drop to 10 Celsius /50 degrees.

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