Raid on Rommel

1971

Raid on Rommel

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The British fleet is enroute to North Africa to engage the Germans, and the best port for them to use is Tobruk. There, they have problems: Germans occupy Tobruk, and have fortified it with devastating heavy artillery which would prevent a British landing. The original scheme for sabotaging the guns, by using British commandos planted behind the lines as prisoners of war, has gone awry. Posing as a Nazi officer, the man who was to lead the attack (Richard Burton) arrives at the rendezvous point, but all he finds are genuine prisoners of war, all of them sick, accompanied by their medics who are pacifists. A great many British lives hang in the balance, and a failure here could affect the outcome of the entire Second World War. Somehow, he must make use of these unlikely recruits to carry out the raid.

Cast

Richard Burton
as Capt. Alex Foster
John Colicos
as Sgt. Maj. Allan MacKenzie
Clinton Greyn
as Maj. Tarkington Medical Officer
Wolfgang Preiss
as Gen. Erwin Rommel
Danielle De Metz
as Vivianne Gagliardo
Karl Otto Alberty
as Capt. Heinz Schroeder
John Orchard
as Dan Garth
Christopher Cary
as Conscientious Objector
Brook Williams
as Sgt. Joe Reilly
Greg Mullavey
as Pvt. Peter Brown
Ben Wright
as Admiral
Michael Sevareid
as Cpl. Bill Wembley
Chris Anders
as Tank Sergeant
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Audience Reviews for Raid on Rommel

  • Mar 27, 2009
    i wouldnt say it was the best ever war movie i have ever seen or the best ever acting in a war movie i have ever seen the mission was deadly as ever in a classic type of movie what didnt help the movie was the fact that in some of the fight scenes the did show the same scene a few times
    Lone W Super Reviewer

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