Book Review: Killing Rommel by Steven Pressfield
5 Stars , Fiction , Latest Posts / April 4, 2011

About: “Killing Rommel” is a historical fiction book by Steven Pressfield  which takes place in the early 1940’s when General Erwin Rommel‘s (The Dessert Fox) troops were intent on capturing the Mid East oil fields in order to support Germany’s war machine in its attempt of world conquest. Stopping the Eight Army was an essential and significant part of the Allies’ counteroffensive plan. 293 pages Publisher: Broadway Books Language: English ISBN-10: 0767926161 My rating for Killing Rommel – 5 Pur­chase “Killing Rommel” from* More Books by Steven Pressfield* Thoughts: “Killing Rommel” by Steven Pressfield (website | Twitter | Facebook) is not only a fascinating story about the Long Range Dessert Group (LDRG), but it is also an accurate portrayal of how war is fought – months of boredom peppered with second and moments of sheer exhilaration, disorganization and horror. Long Range Dessert Group (LRDG) Badge The story is rich in detail; the author describes the tanks, guns, trucks, tactics and more with a lot of passion and eye for the obvious and not-so obvious. The book introduces the legends of not only the LRDG, but also the contribution of the Special Air Service (SAS) as well as Popski’s Private…

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