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The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel - timeline
Friday 29th January: German lieutenant Erwin Rommel leads his company in the daring capture of four French block-houses, the structures used on the front to house artillery positions. (France)
Wednesday 2nd April: German Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel resumes his advance into Cyrenaica signaling the beginning of what nine days later will become the recapture of Libya by the Axis forces. (Libya)
Wednesday 1st July: The Battle of El Alamein begins. (North Africa)
Saturday 14th October: Erwin Rommel commits suicide by taking cyanide.