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Erwin Rommel (1891–1944)

Erwin Rommel, aka "The Desert Fox", was one of Adolf Hitler's most able generals during WWII. He joined the German army in 1910 and won awards for bravery in WW I. He was in the 7th Tank Division at the outbreak of WW II and headed the push to the English Channel. Promoted to the rank of lieutenant general, Rommel led the German army in Africa (... See full bio »

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Gen. Erwin Rommel | Rommel


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In The Longest Day (1962), he was played by Werner Hinz, whose son Michael Hinz played his son Manfred Rommel in the film. See more »


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