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33ADCAT
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Subutai
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Erwin Rommel vs. Erich von Manstein

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Subutai
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 11/23/2014 Category: People
Updated: 2 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
Viewed: 765 times Debate No: 65710
Debate Rounds (4)
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33ADCAT

Pro

I will be arguing that Erwin Rommel was a better Military leader than Erich Von Manstein, while Con will be vice versa. The first round will be acceptance, the second is arguments, the third will be rebuttals, and fourth will be closing. I thank my opponent for accepting, and let's have a good, clean debate!
Subutai

Con

I accept this debate. I'm on the fence on the question, so I look forward to a good discussion.
Debate Round No. 1
33ADCAT

Pro

33ADCAT forfeited this round.
Subutai

Con

Well I was hoping for a good debate. I'll pass this round in case my opponent comes back.
Debate Round No. 2
33ADCAT

Pro

33ADCAT forfeited this round.
Subutai

Con

Anything?
Debate Round No. 3
33ADCAT

Pro

33ADCAT forfeited this round.
Subutai

Con

Why would you start this debate is you don't intend on continuing it?

Well Manstein orchestrated the takeover of France in just around six weeks, while the Germans of WWI couldn't do it in four years. I'd say this takes some strategic skill. Rommel did was good stuff in North Africa, but ultimately, he lost that important front.
Debate Round No. 4
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Posted by Atheist-Independent 2 years ago
Atheist-Independent
I'll take this debate, Subutai, if you still want to.
Posted by cheyennebodie 2 years ago
cheyennebodie
Pattons military strategy was simple. We win. You lose.
Posted by 9spaceking 2 years ago
9spaceking
33 will lose
Posted by 16kadams 2 years ago
16kadams
tbh I wouldn't put Rommel in a top 5 'best German generals' list, maybe in the top 10 though.
Posted by 16kadams 2 years ago
16kadams
I am a Manstein fanboy
Posted by Atheist-Independent 2 years ago
Atheist-Independent
History debate! These are my specialty. I have to research a bit before I accept, however.
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Vote Placed by Blade-of-Truth 2 years ago
Blade-of-Truth
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Reasons for voting decision: Conduct - Con. Pro forfeited multiple rounds which is rarely acceptable conduct in any debate setting. S&G - Tie. Both had proper spelling and grammar. Arguments - Con. Pro failed to present any real arguments to affirm the resolution. Con was left standing unchallenged by Pro and presented an argument which Pro failed to do. Sources - Tie. Neither utilized sources in this debate. Clear win for Con.
Vote Placed by lannan13 2 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Forfeiture