Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel was a highly decorated German officer who during World War 2 humanely treated captured soldiers, ignored orders to kill Jews, civilians and even conspired to assassinate Hitler. He found himself several times behind Allied lines. On one occasion, he stumbled across an allied field hospital. They were low on supplies and he promised to bring medical supplies, after which he drove off unhindered. Later he returned with the promised medical supplies. After Rommel’s death, soldiers on both sides paid respect to his grave and he is the only member of The Third Reich to have a museum dedicated to him.

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