Another 1 win. Edit Cast Complete credited cast: Richard Burton Tom Bartlett Robert Douglas General Torin Thatcher Barney White Chips Rafferty Pete Ben Wright Learn more More Like This.
Biography Drama War. Raid on Rommel Want to know what the movie's about? As Director. Richard Murphy As Screenwriter. Robert L. As Producer. Summary A Scottish army officer is placed in command of a unit of Australian troops given the task of defending Tobruk against overwhelming German forces, led by the renowned general Rommel. Tom Bartlett Robert Newton. All that stands in his way is Tobruk, held by a vastly out numbered force of Australian troops.
MacRoberts' patrols do their part in exacting a toll on the enemy. But during a successful raid on a Nazi ammunition dump, MacRoberts is wounded and captured. While he is being treated by a German doctor, he meets Rommel, who has been shot by a strafing Spitfire. Although he is respectful to the field marshal, MacRoberts defiantly points out that Tobruk is a thorn in his side.