World Battlefronts: Scram in Urdu

A sad-faced British colonel shifted his weight, stoically posed for his photograph. The man taking his picture was that cameraphile, Field Marshal Erwin Rommel. With some Indian troops in his command, the colonel had been seized during the confused fighting in the desert. His captors had hauled him in to exhibit him to the victorious Field Marshal of the Afrika Korps.

Rommel and his officers were very polite. They apologized for not having doctors on hand to care for the wounded among the prisoners. Rommel even lent the colonel his field glasses for a...

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