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John Rabe (Character)
from Nanking (2007)

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Overview

Biography:
John Heinrich Detlev Rabe (November 23, 1882 January 5... See more »
Alternate Names:
John H.D. Robbins, German

Filmography

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  1. City of Life and Death (2009) Played by John Paisley
    ... aka "Nanjing! Nanjing!" - China (original title)
  2. John Rabe (2009) Played by Ulrich Tukur
  3. Nanking (2007) Played by Jürgen Prochnow

  4. Nanjing 1937 (1995) Played by Ulrich Ottenburger (as John H.D. Robbins, German)
    ... aka "Don't Cry, Nanking" - Hong Kong (English title) (original subtitled version)

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Quotes:
From John Rabe (2009)
John Rabe: To the Führer of the German people. Chancellor Adolf Hitler. My Führer. As a loyal party member and upstanding German. I turn to you in a time of great need. The Japanese Imperial troops conquered the city of Nanking on December 12, 1937. Since then I have witnessed atrocious crimes against civilians. Please help to end this catastrophe and make an appeal to our Japanese allies in the name of humanity. With a German salute.
[Rabe signs the letter]
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