The Great Landings: Rommel's Soldiers Videos

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The Great Landings: Rommel's Soldiers

The battle turns into a bayonet charge, just like in the Battle of the Somme in 1916, with heavy casualties on both sides. In this deadly game, it is the side with the most men that wins. In a letter to his wife, Rommel writes: We are simply being crushed by the enemy’s weight.

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