Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.

TR Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment. Field Marshal Montgomery is wearing the beret and jumping jacket of the Parachute Regiment

Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel

Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel aka the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs) was a German Field Marshal during World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought. He was a highly decorated officer in World War I, and was awarded the Pour le Mérite for his exploits on the Italian front. In World War II, he further distinguished himself as the commander of the 7th Panzer Division during the 1940 invasion of France.

PHOTO WWII ERWIN JOHANNES EUGEN ROMMEL Afrika Korps

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel November 1891 – 14 October popularly known as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), was a German Field Marshal of World War II. He won the respect of both his own troops and the enemies he fought.

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army against Napoleon I at the Battle of the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 and at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington. The honorary citizen of Berlin, Hamburg and Rostock bore the nickname "Marschall Vorwärts" ("Marshal Forwards") because of his approach to warfare.

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher was a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his army against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 with the Duke of Wellington.

Job Wilhelm Georg Erdmann Erwin von Witzleben (4 December 1881 – 8 August 1944) was a German officer, by 1940 in the rank of Generalfeldmarschall (General Field Marshal), and army commander in the Second World War. A leading conspirator in the 20 July plot, he was designated to become Commander-in-Chief of the Wehrmacht in a post-Nazi regime had the plot succeeded.

✠ Erwin von Witzleben December 1881 – 8 August hanged for the 20 July 1944 plot.

Bramall Papers : Reflections in War and Peace (Hardcover) (Field Marshal Lord Bramall)

Bramall Papers : Reflections in War and Peace (Hardcover) (Field Marshal Lord Bramall)

Bramall Papers : Reflections in War and Peace (Hardcover) (Field Marshal Lord Bramall)

Bramall Papers : Reflections in War and Peace (Hardcover) (Field Marshal Lord Bramall)

Field Marshals Georgi Zhukov, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and other Soviet officers greeting Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and other British officers at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany, 12 Jul 1945.

[Photo] Georgi Zhukov, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and other Soviet officers greeting Bernard Montgomery and other British officers at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany, 12 Jul 1945

Field Marshals Georgi Zhukov, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and other Soviet officers…

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel by KraljAleksandar.deviantart.com on @deviantART

✠ Erwin Rommel November 1891 – 14 October linked to the conspiracy to assassinate he was forced commit suicide with a cyanide pill,

A memorial at the site of Field Marshall Erwin Rommel's death outside of the town of Herrlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (west of Ulm). Translation of the original text in German: "On this spot Field Marshal Erwin Rommel was forced to commit suicide on October 14th, 1944. He took the cup of poison and sacrificed himself, to save the lives of his family from Hitler's henchmen."

Memorial at the site of suicide Field Marschall Erwin Rommel outside the city of Herrlingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (west of Ulm).

Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a British Army officer. He saw action in the First World War, where he was seriously wounded. During the Second World War he commanded the Eighth Army from August 1942 in the Western Desert until the final Allied victory in Tunisia. This command included the Battle of El Alamein, a turning point in the Western Desert Campaign. He subsequently commanded the Eighth Army in…

Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, Viscount Montgomery of Alamein - World War II

TWO PORCELAIN PLATES FROM THE SERVICE OF FIELD MARSHAL PRINCE BARYATINSKY BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881). Each circular, the centre painted with the badge of the Order of St George and the chain of the Order of St Andrew surmounted by the Imperial crown, with crossed Field Marshal's batons, the border with gilt ciselé decoration.

TWO PORCELAIN PLATES FROM THE SERVICE OF FIELD MARSHAL PRINCE BARYATINSKY BY THE IMPERIAL PORCELAIN FACTORY, ST PETERSBURG, PERIOD OF ALEXANDER II (1855-1881). Each circular, the centre painted with the badge of the Order of St George and the chain of the Order of St Andrew surmounted by the Imperial crown, with crossed Field Marshal's batons, the border with gilt ciselé decoration.

14 Oct 44: Field Marshall Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide after he is loosely implicated in the 20th July Bomb Plot against Hitler. That, and Rommel's "defeatist" attitude of late, was enough to warrant Hitler's wrath. The problem for Hitler was how to eliminate Germany's most popular general without revealing to the German people that he had ordered his death. His simple solution: Rommel had succumbed to wounds received in battle. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=1014&s=441014…

14 Oct 44 : Field Marshall Erwin Rommel is forced to commit suicide after he is…

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