Generalfeldmarschall Erwin "The Desert Fox" Rommel (german: Der Wüstenfuchs) was a Strategist-hero type available in World War II. He played a role in the German Campaign, in which he commanded German forces attacking Great Britain. Weaker versions of him, known as the German Officer and Count Holck, appeared in the German Campaign as an exclusive.
Erwin Rommel was tasked to lead the German forces in the offensive against Great Britain. Though it was never implemented historically, Rommel was featured in the game as the man in charge of the operation.