Rommel: Photographer Vol. 3

Adventures in Color

by Zita Steele

Take a journey behind the camera of a world-famous military commander. Experience WWII in color with Field Marshal Rommel. View 130 images from Rommel’s private photo collection, seized by U.S. forces in 1945, and a selection of Rommel’s hand-drawn sketches of his war experiences. Join Rommel as he travels across vast and colorful terrains, flies a dive bomber plane, drives across desert battlefields and explores North African villages. The photos and sketches are digitally restored and enhanced for detail. Author and artist Zita Steele uses her knowledge of German language and culture, with in-depth research about Rommel and his campaigns, to provide context for the photos. Zita also analyzes patterns in Rommel’s photography to shed a unique light on the artistic personality of this notable military leader.

Features include:

  • 130 digitally restored & enhanced images
  • 10 original sketches by Rommel
  • historical facts & analysis