Killing Rommel (2008) In Steven Pressfield's Killing Rommel a rookie English soldier in World War II joins the elite Long Range Desert Group in North Africa for a… 2008-05-06 Fiction War Doubleday
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Killing Rommel (2008)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: May 06, 2008; Writer: Steven Pressfield; Genres: Fiction, War; Publisher: Doubleday

In Steven Pressfield's Killing Rommel a rookie English soldier in World War II joins the elite Long Range Desert Group in North Africa for a clandestine operation to try to assassinate the legendary leader of Axis forces, Erwin ''The Desert Fox'' Rommel.

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Band of Brothers meets Lawrence of Arabia.
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The brutality of modern warfare and the bravery of troops on both sides of the conflict seep through every page. Killing Rommel is both a captivating history lesson and a rousing guts-'n'-glory saga. A-

Originally posted Apr 14, 2008 Published in issue #987 Apr 18, 2008 Order article reprints