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To quote Field Marshall Erwin Rommel

Submitted by Roanman on Fri, 10/14/2011 - 06:54


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And among the most remarkable sentences we've ever read is the following from the account of Erwin Rommel's then 15 year old son Manfred regarding the last 15 minutes of his father's life.

On October 14, 1944, his house surrounded by Gestapo, Rommel had just been given the choice of suicide, a state funeral and protection for his family and staff or face trial for treason for his alleged part in a plot to overthrow Adolph Hitler.



Click on either the photo or the quote for the story of the future Mayor of Stuttgart's last moments with his father.