[rom-uh l, ruhm-; German rawm-uh l]
  1. Er·win [ur-win; German er-veen] /ˈɜr wɪn; German ˈɛr vin/, the Desert Fox, 1891–1944, German field marshal: commander of the German forces in North Africa in World War II. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Parentage, Rommel crossed with Delaware; from Munson in 1897.

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

    A Yankee Flier in Italy

    Rutherford G. Montgomery

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

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

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

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  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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