Sergeant Axmann is the secondary antagonist in Abbott and Costello in the Foreign Legion. He is the sergeant in the Foreign Legion who tricks Bud and Lou into entering the service to escape a bloodthirsty clan of Arabs. Unknown to them, he is secretly working with the Arabs to sabotage the Legion's efforts. Once Bud and Lou discover this, they work to expose Axmann. At the end of the movie, he and the Arabs are locked inside a fort rigged with dynamite. Bud inadvertantly blows up the fort and kills Axmann along with his men and his master. For their heroic actions, Bud and Lou are decorated and honorably discharged from the Legion.