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.
Band of Brothers meets Lawrence of Arabia.
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-