Baker & Taylor Shares information from interviews with the general's widow about his life, death, and career
Book News Marshall, then a US Army captain, was responsible for the interrogation of captured high-ranking officers and other important figures after the war, and in that capacity interviewed the widow of the renowned Germany military commander and discovered that Hitler had forced Rommel to commit suicide. Marshall draws on interviews and documents to profile Rommel and to tell how the news of his murder was disseminated throughout the world. No index or bibliography. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Stackpole Books Field Marshal Erwin Rommel's heroic opposition to Hitler in 1944 cost him his life. In this intriguing, well-paced tale of a journalistic coup, Marshall, the first to discover the real events behind Rommel's death, tells how he learned the facts from Rommel's widow and delves into the great general's background and death. He arrived at his conclusions based on his intimate knowledge of men on Rommel's staff and his access to Rommel's papers, including letters from the general to his wife. Here, for the first time in paperback, is the exciting story of how the world learned about the way the "Desert Fox" met his death.