General David Petraeus to Narrate the WWII Foundation film Rommel’s Son

The documentary focuses on Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s role in the protection of the Normandy coast from the Allied invasion on June 6, 1944 and features a rare interview with Rommel’s son, Manfred, who was home with his mother and father in Germany on June 6, 1944 when the phone call came in notifying Field Marshal Rommel that the Allies had actually landed in Normandy.

Manfred was a young teenager at the time and already serving in the German army. The film will give viewers a different take on the events in Normandy and Field Marshal Rommel’s eventual forced suicide due to his alleged role in the July 20, 1944 plot to kill Adolf Hitler.

Filming for the documentary took place in Germany and Normandy, France, including extensive time spent at Field Marshal Rommel’s headquarters in Normandy at the beautiful chateau of La Roche-Guyon (featured in the 1960’s WWII classic The Longest Day).

Click Here for an overview of film.
Click Here for a bio on General David Petraeus
About The Author

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *