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The Battles of Erwin Rommel

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A list of all important battles fought by Erwin Rommel. This battles list includes any Erwin Rommel battles, conflicts, campaigns, wars, skirmishes or military engagements of any kind. This list displays the battles Erwin Rommel fought in alphabetically, but the battles/military engagements contain information such as where the battle was fought and who else was involved. List items range from Invasion of Normandy to Second Battle of El Alamein.

If you are looking to answer the questions, "Which battles did Erwin Rommel fight in?" and "Which battles was Erwin Rommel involved in?" then this list has got you covered. (24 items)
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Bardia raid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Bardia, Libya
The Bardia raid was an amphibious landing at the coastal town of Bardia in North Africa by British Commandos over the night of 19/20 April 1941 during the Second World War. The raid was carried ...more
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Battle of Alam el Halfa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
El Alamein, Egypt
The Battle of Alam el Halfa took place between 30 August and 5 September 1942 south of El Alamein during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. Panzerarmee Afrika—a German-Italian ...more
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Battle of Arras (1940) is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Arras, France
The Battle of Arras (1940) took place during the Battle of France, in the early stages of World War II. It was an Allied counterattack against the flank of the German army, that took place near ...more
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Battle of Bir Hakeim is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Libya
Bir Hakeim is an oasis in the Libyan desert and the site of a former Ottoman Empire fort. During the Battle of Gazala, the 1st Free French Brigade of Général de brigade Marie ...more
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Battle of El Agheila is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
North Kosovo
The Battle of El Agheila was a minor engagement in North Africa during the Second World War. It took place in December 1942 between Allied forces led by Bernard Law Montgomery and the Axis ...more
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Battle of Gazala is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Tobruk, Libya
The Battle of Gazala was fought during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, around the port of Tobruk in Libya from 26 May to 21 June 1942. The combatants on the Axis side were ...more
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Siege of Lille is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Lille, France
The Siege of Lille was a Second World War battle fought during the Battle of France. It took place from 28–31 May 1940 in the surroundings of the city of Lille, France during the Battle of ...more
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Battle of the Kasserine Pass is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Tunisia
The Battle of Kasserine Pass was a battle that took place during the Tunisia Campaign of World War II in February 1943. It was a series of battles fought around Kasserine Pass, a 2 mi wide gap ...more
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First Battle of El Alamein is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
El Alamein, Egypt
The First Battle of El Alamein was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought on the northern coast of Egypt between Axis forces of the Panzer Army Africa commanded ...more
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Invasion of Normandy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Normandy
The Invasion of Normandy was the invasion by and establishment of Western Allied forces in Normandy, during Operation Overlord in 1944 during World War II; the largest amphibious invasion to ...more
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Mediterranean and Middle East ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Mediterranean Sea
The Mediterranean and Middle East Theatre was a major theatre of operations during the Second World War. The vast size of the Mediterranean and Middle East theatre saw interconnected naval, ...more
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Middle East Theatre of World W... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
North Africa
The Middle East Theatre of World War II is defined largely by reference to the British Middle East Command, which controlled Allied forces in both Southwest Asia and eastern North Africa. From ...more
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Normandy Campaign is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Normandy
The Battle of Normandy or Normandy Campaign includes the following: Operation Overlord – The Western Allied campaign in France from June 6 – August 25, 1944 The Invasion of Normandy, or ...more
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North African Campaign is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Italian Libya
During the Second World War, the North African Campaign took place in North Africa from 10 June 1940 to 13 May 1943. It included campaigns fought in the Libyan and Egyptian deserts and in ...more
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Operation Battleaxe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Cyrenaica
Operation Battleaxe was a British Army operation during the Second World War in June 1941 with the goal of clearing eastern Cyrenaica of German and Italian forces; one of the main benefits of ...more
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Operation Brevity is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Egypt
Operation Brevity was a limited offensive conducted in mid-May 1941, during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. Conceived by the commander-in-chief of the British Middle East ...more
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Battle of Medenine is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Medenine, Tunisia
The Battle of Medenine, also known as Operation Capri, was a German counter-attack at Medenine, Tunisia, intended to disrupt and delay the British Eighth Army's attack on the Mareth Line. The ...more
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Operation Crusader is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Egypt
Operation Crusader was a military operation by the British Eighth Army between 18 November–30 December 1941 during the Second World War. The operation relieved the 1941 Siege of Tobruk. The ...more
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Normandy landings is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Normandy
The Normandy landings were the landing operations on 6 June 1944 of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the ...more
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Second Battle of El Alamein is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
El Alamein, Egypt
The Second Battle of El Alamein took place near the Egyptian coastal city of El Alamein. With the Allies victorious, it marked a major turning point in the Western Desert Campaign of the Second ...more
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Siege of Tobruk is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Italian Libya
The Siege of Tobruk lasted for 241 days when Axis forces advanced through Cyrenaica from El Agheila against the Western Desert Force in Libya, during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second ...more
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Tunisia Campaign is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Tunisia
The Tunisia Campaign was a series of battles that took place in Tunisia during the North African Campaign of the Second World War, between Axis and Allied forces. The Allies consisted of British ...more
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Western Desert Campaign is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Libyan Desert
The Western Desert Campaign or the Desert War, took place in the Western Desert of Egypt and Libya and was a theatre in the North African Campaign during the Second World War. The campaign began ...more
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Western Front is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Battles of Erwin Rommel
Northern Europe
The Western Front of the European theatre of World War II encompassed Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg, Belgium, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, France, and Western Germany. World War II ...more