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It had scarcely left when one of the riflemen pointed out a column of men, visible in the light of the fires from Rembercourt, passing over the bare crest of the hill about one hundred and sixty yards away.
With a New Introduction by Manfred Rommel, his son. Suddenly, fifty to sixty yards ahead, I saw human forms approaching us in attafks column of twos. War As I Knew Itpage Shortly thereafter the Erench laid heavy artillery fire on this part of the woods.
The platoon occupied the position they had just gained; then, together with the commander of the 1st Section, a first sergeant of the 6th Company, and Sergeant Bentele, I went off on reconnaissance to the west to learn where the enemy had gone.
The only effort at reflection is a few “Observations” given after each action, most pretty obvious example: In tracing Rommel’s development from a green lieutenant to a confident, seasoned and singularly successful atyacks, it provides keen insight into his mind and character.
Strange to say, nothing was to be seen of the retreating enemy. We were ready to start.
I decided on the latter in the hope that the remainder of the outfit would follow. In the low area to attackz left and below us, the fight for burning Bleid still raged. He seems to be interested in absolutely romnel except small-unit infantry operations. The regiment bivouacked under canvas in the vicinity of the farm. First edition thus ISBN: Gesnes was empty, and I infaantry toward Exermont which lay in the valley between the two fronts. As they erwi closer and closer, I wondered what we should do.
Even when the legend surrounding his ormmel was overturned at El Alamein, the aura surrounding Rommel himself remained eommel. He was a phenominal combat leader, it’s too bad he was fighting for the wrong side He must exercise care and caution, look after his men, live under the same hardships, and—above all— apply self discipline. Believing that enemy resistance was over, we abandoned our assault formation in depth and brought the reserves and machine-gun units up to the front line.
Sivils rated it really liked it. As the units took their positions, the French artillery fire diminished noticeably and then fell silent.
They had been attacked on the west slope of Hill by elements of the d Grenadier Regiment and were now retreating toward the southwest. I woke the regimental adjutant. Just as we fell out, the frwin z ation order came. The footprints of the enemy we had been following turned off to the right and went up the slope. The heavy F rench artillery fire produced devastating results among the troops stationed in and on the edge of the woods.
Our casualties consisted of a few slightly wounded. These tactics often intimidated enemies into surrendering, thus avoiding unnecessary exertion, expenditure of ammunition, and risk of injury. We maintained a considerable interval between men and carried our guns ready for use under our arms. Under these circumstances, I left the kitchens where they were. To march or halt in a closed column within artillery range of the enemy is bad practice, as shown by the French bombardmentof the company halted in Doulcon woods.
Infantry Attacks by Rommel, Erwin
Battle of Kursk Scarcely had the company reached the Mont woods and closed up when Erench shrapnel forced it to hit the dirt. War makes extremely heavy demands on the soldier’s strength and nerves. The enemy was withdrawing from the fire of our guns which were sweeping the highest portion of the ridge to the west from Hill This is highly recommended.
At H hour the battalion attacked with two companies 6th and 7th in the assault and two companies 5th and 8th echeloned to the left rear. Throughout the book, the decisions he made it combat easily show why he came to be infxntry of the top German generals in WW2.
I must have been unconscious for some time.
Rommel graphically describes his own achievements, and those of his units, in the swift-moving battles on the Western Front, in the ensuing trench warfare, in the campaign in Romania, and in the pursuit across the Tagliamento and Piave rivers. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. F acing the enemy, the reconnaissance detachment commander becomes conscious of his heavy responsibilities. The enemy was expected to emerge from the woods at any moment. I wanted to get out of this cauldron and reestablish contact with my own outfit.
Should I wait until other forces came up or storm the entrance of Bleid with my platoon? At about the field kitchens arrived and 1st Sergeant Rothen-haussler of the 7th Company brought a bottle of red wine and a bundle of straw. Was it still in the woods to our rear? Some were killed or wounded on the spot; but the majority took cover behind steps, garden walls, and wood piles and returned our fire.
Is there anything finer than marching against an enemy at the head of such soldiers?
In this memoir Rommel gives detailed information on the battles that he fought in variety of terrains, from trenches to mountains as part of the Wurttemberg Mountain Battalion. Seconds seemed like eternity, and I could hear my men groan as the bullets whistled over us. The request was granted and I deployed my men and approached the enemy. At each detonation we huddled together and dropped onto the ground. To the right and ahead of us we saw piles of shells in an abandoned battery position.
What was I to do?