World Battlefronts: Enemy's Men

German news agencies announced the Wehrmacht's final line-up of top commanders to oppose the invasion. Contrary to Nazi party rumor, Field Marshal Karl Rudolf Gerd von Rundstedt, 68-year-old, frosty-eyed Junker veteran of the "old Army," stayed on as supreme commander in the west.

Directly under him are two of Germany's younger generals: Field Marshal Johannes Blaskowitz to command the front-line defense of the Atlantic Wall; Field Marshal Erwin Rommel to lead the interior army of shock and maneuver which must be thrown wherever the main Allied effort develops.

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