Who is referred to as ‘Desert Fox’ ?

(1) Lord Wavell
(2) Gen. Eisenhover
(3) Gen. Rommel
(4) Gen. McArthur

Correct Answer : (3) Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, popularly known as the Desert Fox.

Explanation :

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a German Field Marshal of World War II.

He was a highly decorated officer in World War I, and was awarded the Pour le Merite 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.

However, it was his leadership of German and Italian forces in the North African campaign that established the legend of the Desert Fox. He is considered to have been one of the most skilled commanders of desert warfare in the conflict.

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, popularly known as the Desert Fox.

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