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Some men had dug fox-holes for themselves in the front wall of the trench. I turned my horse over to Hanle, exchanged my automatic for his bayonet, and deployed my platoon.

The 5th and 8th Companies were in the front line; the 6th and 7th Companies were echeloned behind attackd right and left flanks respectively. As a leader of a small unit in the First World War, he proved himself an aggressive and versatile commander, with a reputation for using the battleground terrain to his own advantage, for erwln intelligence, and for seeking out and exploiting enemy weaknesses.

The detachment under Lieutenant Kirn followed us, covering atfacks movement through Gorcy from a hilltop. The roads bore testimony to a hurried enemy retreat — abandoned rifles, packs, and vehicles. Infantry small-arms fire could be heard again, but the artillery had ceased firing. Rommel graphically describes his own achievements, and those of his units, in the swift-moving battles on the Western Front, in the ensuing trench warfare, in the campaign in Romania, and in the pursuit across the Tagliamento and Piave rivers.


The man on my left suddenly cried out and rolled on the ground in pain.

Infantry Attacks

Local maneuver under covering fire is possible, and aggressive countermeasures can be instituted should the enemy succeed in penetrating the main battle position. Burning bunches of straw were thrown onto the threshing floor, which was covered with grain and fodder. The 1st Battalion garrisoned the outpost line and the 2d Battalion provided local security.

In addition, I spent several uneventful rainy days on guard with my platoon in the vicinity of Bollingen. The sky was overcast. Infantry Attacks Erwin Rommel Paperback. All outposts and pickets dug in.

I left the remainder of my two squads in position. The regiment left at dusk to the accompaniment of cheers.

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The road wound through grain fields on the way to Barancy which had been eewin on the previous day as being occupied by weak enemy forces. In some places the trench was now four and a half feet deep.

We continued to the left and discovered a fairly well protected road. The building had been surrounded. We marched to a hill three-quarters of a mile southeast of Saint Leger. A messenger informed me that the battalion commander was at the regimental command post.

The d Grenadier regiment was advancing up the slope on the right. On my way back, a French battery drew a bead on me, and I had to zigzag to avoid getting hit by the shrapnel it was throwing my way. What was it, a retreat?


Infantry Attacks by Erwin Rommel

I was taken to General Ganger’s command post, on the hill one-half mile southwest of Villancourt, to give erwon my message. My problem was whether to wait for the remainder of the company or to attack the battery ahead with my twelve men.

The 3rd Battalion would lead the assault, with the 2nd Battalion on its left and the rd Regiment on rkmmel right. A must read for all new leaders, and a great refresher for seasoned veterans. Combat raged ahead and to PDF Creator: Fighting In Defuy Woods The regiment ordered the 3d Battalion to establish a defensive position along the south edge of Defuy Woods with the left wing resting on the eastern corner of the woods. It was raining cats and dogs and I was soaked to the skin.

Unfortunately I could not supply them with rations and I had my doubts as to whether the kitchens had managed to get through Gesnes Woods. These soldiers belonged to the 6th Company of the French st Infantry Regiment.