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Erwin Rommel (Character)
from The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951)

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Erwin Rommel (1891-1944) was a career military officer... See more »
Alternate Names:
Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel / Field Marshal Erwin Rommel / Field Marshal Erwin von Rommel / Field Marshal Rommel / Field Marshall Rommel / Gen. Erwin Rommel / Rommel / Rommel, Erwin


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  1. Rommel (2012) (TV) Played by Ulrich Tukur
  2. "Danger 5" Played by Brendan Rock (as Rommel)
        - Hitler's Golden Murder Palace (2012) TV episode, Played by Brendan Rock (as Rommel)
  3. Red Rose of Normandy (2011) (V) Played by Buck Brown (as Field Marshall Rommel)
    ... aka "Normandy" - USA (DVD title)

  4. Rommel and the Plot to Kill Hitler (2006) Played by Steve Phillips
    ... aka "Rommel and the Plot Against Hitler" - USA (original title)
  5. D-Day to Berlin (2005) (V) Played by Weodzimierz Matuszak (as Field Marshal Rommel)
  6. D-Day 6.6.1944 (2004) (TV) Played by Albert Welling (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)

  7. The Death Triangle (1999) Played by Radu Bânzaru
    ... aka "Triunghiul mortii" - Romania (original title)
  8. Normandy: The Great Crusade (1994) (TV) Played by Peter Kybart
  9. Night of the Fox (1990) (TV) Played by Michael York (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  10. The Plot to Kill Hitler (1990) (TV) Played by Helmut Griem (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)

  11. "War and Remembrance"
        - Part 10 (1989) TV episode, Played by Hardy Krüger (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
        - Part 9 (1989) TV episode, Played by Hardy Krüger (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
        - Part 7 (1988) TV episode, Played by Hardy Krüger (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  12. The Key to Rebecca (1985) (TV) Played by Robert Culp (as Gen. Erwin Rommel)
    ... aka "Ken Follett's 'The Key to Rebecca'" - International (English title) (complete title)

  13. Operation Walküre (1971) (TV) Played by Friedrich Siemers (as Rommel)
  14. Raid on Rommel (1971) Played by Wolfgang Preiss (as Rommel)
  15. "Agnostos polemos" (1971) TV series Played by Giorgos Kyritsis (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  16. When Heroes Die (1970) Played by Piero Lulli
    ... aka "Consigna: matar al comandante en jefe" - Spain (original title)
  17. Patton (1970) Played by Karl Michael Vogler (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
    ... aka "Patton: Lust for Glory" - Ireland (English title) (imdb display title), UK (complete title)

  18. A Bullet for Rommel (1969) Played by Manuel Collado (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
    ... aka "Hora cero: Operación Rommel" - Spain (original title)
    ... aka "Hell's Brigade" - USA (reissue title)
    ... aka "Hell's Brigade: The Final Assault" - USA
  19. The Battle of El Alamein (1969) Played by Robert Hossein (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
    ... aka "La battaglia di El Alamein" - Italy (original title)
    ... aka "The Battle of Elalamein" - Australia (DVD box title), International (English title)
  20. The Night of the Generals (1967) Played by Christopher Plummer (as Field Marshal Rommel)
    ... aka "Tank Force" - Philippines (English title)
  21. The Longest Day (1962) Played by Werner Hinz (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  22. Hitler (1962) Played by Gregory Gaye (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
    ... aka "Women of Nazi Germany" - USA (reissue title)
  23. Foxhole in Cairo (1960) Played by Albert Lieven (as Field Marshal Rommel)

  24. Rommel ruft Kairo (1959) Played by Paul Klinger (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  25. The Desert Rats (1953) Played by James Mason (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)
  26. The Desert Fox: The Story of Rommel (1951) Played by James Mason (as Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel)
    ... aka "The Desert Fox" - International (English title) (informal short title), USA (short title)
    ... aka "The Story of Rommel" - International (English title) (informal short title)

  27. Five Graves to Cairo (1943) Played by Erich von Stroheim (as Field Marshal Erwin Rommel)

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From Patton (1970)
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel: What is this activity near Coulances?
General Alfred Jodl: Enemy armored forces driving through our defenses at Lessay.
[reading telegram]
General Alfred Jodl: "American tanks moving rapidly, slicing through to the rear areas."
Capt. Oskar Steiger: This sounds like Patton, Field Marshall.
General Alfred Jodl: Patton is in England.
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel: Do we know this?
General Alfred Jodl: The landing in Normandy is merely a diversionary maneuver. The real invasion will come at Calais and Patton will lead it. The Fuehrer says that the Fifteenth Army is not to be moved to Normandy.
Field Marshal Erwin Rommel: Those men are sitting on the beach at Calais throwing rocks at each other while our men are being slaughtered in Normandy.
General Alfred Jodl: [firmly] The Fifteenth Army is waiting for Patton at Calais and he will land there.
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