The Desert Fox had a gay younger brother.

He is the Desert Peach. And in the sands of deep
Africa, beside his brother Erwin “the Desert Fox” Rommel, his is the voice of
gentility and civility. His aide, Udo, must perforce carry a peach (“Not pink.
Pink is tacky.”) parasol and defend his commander from homophobic

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