I have seen him a couple of times when visiting my sister in law in Stuttgart.
He will be missed there
"In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem
And he left no heir-only a daughter, so now the line of Rommel-one of the most honorable generals in wartime Germany goes extinct....
"Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."
I think it is pretty cool that he formed friendships with 2 other great tacticians.
It is not the size of a Collection in History that matters......Its the size of your Passion for it!! - Larry C
One never knows what tree roots push to the surface of what laid buried before the tree was planted - Larry C
“The farther back you can look, the farther forward you are likely to see.” - Winston Churchill
He used to visit Cardiff quite often as the towns were twinned, I never met him, just some useless trivia.
Whatever its just an opinion.
I am born in Stuttgart and my home is still there.There is now a big gap in the city without him.
He was a great man!
It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.
I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...
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From various TV interviews Manfred was involved in, it was clear that he was a very level headed man, who had lived and viewed first hand the down side of the years 1933 - 1945.