Field Marshal Erwin Johannes Rommel
[Hitler just sent an order not to retreat from El Alamein
It's an order, Bayerlein, a military order from General Headquarters. A clear, straight, stupid, criminal military order, from General Headquarters.
Gen. Fritz Bayerlein
And what are you going to do, double the insanity by obeying it? We've got the best soldiers in the German Army here. They may be just hanging on now, but they're still a force, they're still fighting. If we take them out now, they can fight again tomorrow. But this! This is sheer madness! ...
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Heard during the scenes of D-Day and the ensuing battles See more