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Brew-up!   Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.'

Brew-up! Tea in the Western Desert. A British infantryman and tank crewman chat around their Benghazi cooker, with a Gurkha rifleman. All eagerly awaiting the respite of a sweet 'cuppa.

German general Erwin Rommel agreed to commit suicide in return for assurances his family would be spared

WWII German general Erwin Rommel refused to comply with Hitler’s order to execute Jewish POWs. Being against the politics, Erwin Rommel was serving for Hitler until he was promoted to Panzer Unit Commander.

DAK column North Afrika

The history of the Waffen-SS written by an expert on the SS organization and the German Army in WWII.

German armored vehicles parked in the North African desert. The first bids for the right - machine communication (leichter Funkpanzerwagen) Sd. Kfz. 250/3. The car sits Wehrmacht Afrika Korps commander, General Field Marshal Rommel E. (Erwin Eugen Johannes Rommel, 1891-1944). Presumably, this staff car Rommel, with his own name 'Greif'. Left communication vehicles - armored Sd. Kfz. 251 Ausf.B. The sides of the machine has a design reminiscent of a homemade antenna frame type and a large…

Rommel in his command half-track 'Grief' with radio aerials in North Africa commanding his Afrikakorps

The rest of the mechanics of the drivers of tanks Pz.Kpfw VI Tiger 501st heavy battalion tyajelyh tanks in North Africa.

The rest of the mechanics of the drivers of tanks Pz.Kpfw VI Tiger heavy battalion tyajelyh tanks in North Africa.