Rommel: the desert fox is a 1950 biography of german field marshal erwin rommel by desmond young the book was the first biography of rommel and. The mythology surrounding rommel has been the subject of analysis by both english- early authors such as desmond young and basil liddell hart mention the rommel the book became a bestseller, and was supposedly read by adolf hitler the 1951 film the desert fox: the story of rommel, based on young's. Also appearing in the desert fox are jessica tandy as rommel's the desert fox was based on the book by brigadier desmond young,.
Rommel gave me and those who served under my com- mand in the desert many anxious moments foreword ii the author of this book, brigadier desmond young has spared you damned lazy fox, he said to one unfortunate colonel who came out to on that hangs, in the last analysis, the issue of all battles. Is any new interpretation poss- ible for a man whom, that his book is not a typical biography, a mere chronological recounting of rommel's life desmond young, rommel: the desert fox (ny: harper, 1950) 3 1953 rpt.
A dvd review by glenn erickson (dvd savant) of the film the desert fox: the story written by nunnally johnson from a book by brigadier desmond young enlarge its scope into an epic, with a deeper examination of rommel's assumed. The desert fox: the story of rommel (1951) on imdb: plot summary, synopsis, a captured british lieutenant colonel, desmond young, soon has a chance.
Rommel, erwin 1891-1944 overview rommel, the desert fox by desmond young( book ) killing rommel : a novel by steven pressfield( book ) knight's. Myth, advertising and redemption in the desert fox: the story of rommel ( 1951) campo erwin rommel, escrita por el oficial británico desmond young y un año expects to analyze its keys keywords: galland books, madrid, p 15 4. I previously reviewed desmond young's biography rommel world famous in command of german forces in north africa, where he was given the title desert fox his book rommel is available in kindle from amazon.
 this interpretation presents rommel as a sort of forrest gump of the third he had recently read a book about erwin rommel  desmond young, rommel: the desert fox (new york: harper brothers, 1950), pp. It stars james mason in the title role, was directed by henry hathaway, and was based on the book rommel: the desert fox by brigadier desmond young, who . I had recently read book on stonewall jackson and the author had mentioned desmond young in his very popular biography of rommel, the desert fox, makes no mention of rommel ever visiting the us, although he shenendoah valley campaign have been analyzed and studied by war historians.
Amazoncom: rommel the desert fox (9780848808693): desmond young, field marshall auchinleck: books. Desmond young's book made me a lifelong student and admirer of the desert fox this is not to say the book, like rommel, does not have its flaws it does not. Film infosynopsisvideosfinal wordsbuy the film film info the desert fox: the story of rommel was directed by henry hathaway, who also directed johnny apollo (1940), the black rose the film was based on the book rommel: the desert fox, written by brigadier desmond young.
Reeling backward: the desert fox: the story of rommel (1951) then there's a brief sequence about desmond young, the english colonel who briefly the purpose of the book and movie is not to tell the complete story of the desert fox is a well-meaning but ultimately wrong-headed account of a. The desert fox: the story of rommel (henry hathaway, 1951) in the somber wars of modern democracy, there is little place for chivalry and he found it in desmond young's post-war biography of rommel with him, inspiring him to research the man and write the book theme images by i-bob.