Major Gobler was a Heer officer and personal aide to Oberst Herman Dietrich at the dig in Tanis. He spent most of his time silently following Dietrich around wherever he went. During the Nazis' attempt to transport the Ark of the Covenant to Cairo, Gobler drove the rear escort vehicle. He was killed when Indiana Jones hijacked the truck carrying the Ark, then forced Gobler's car off the road and right over a cliff.
- His shoulder boards have the white Waffenfarbe of the infantry, yet his lights on his litzen are the light green of Gebirgsjager, the same as Herman Dietrich.