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Rommel

[rom-uh l, ruhm-; German rawm-uh l] /ˈrɒm əl, ˈrʌm-; German ˈrɔm əl/
noun
1.
Erwin
[ur-win;; German er-veen] /ˈɜr wɪn;; German ˈɛr vin/ (Show IPA),
("the Desert Fox") 1891–1944, German field marshal: commander of the German forces in North Africa in World War II.
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  • Parentage, Rommel crossed with Delaware; from Munson in 1897.

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  • This was the route Rommel had taken in his flight across Libya.

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  • In 1900 Rommel retired from business and removed to Chamois, Missouri, where he still lives.

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  • According to the above authority Rommel stopped its propagation and dissemination because of its susceptibility to fungi.

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  • Bush questions the parentage as given by Rommel and thinks it more likely Catawba and Maxatawney.

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  • At its best, Rommel is a very good table grape and the authorities say makes a very fine white wine.

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  • Rommel was placed on the grape list of the American Pomological Society fruit catalog in 1899.

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  • A seedling of Delaware raised by Rommel of Missouri over thirty years ago.

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  • To remedy this defect Rommel originated many new varieties, using Taylor chiefly as a parent.

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Rommel

/German ˈrɔməl/
noun
1.
Erwin (ˈɛrviːn), nicknamed the Desert Fox. 1891–1944, German field marshal, noted for his brilliant generalship in N Africa in World War II. Later a commander in N France, he committed suicide after the officers' plot against Hitler
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