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By RAYMOND A. CALLAHAN
Montgomery took command of the 8th Army at a time when Britain and Churchill desperately needed a victory. It was left to him to deliver it.
Tags: B.H. Liddell Hart, Bernard Montgomery, Claude Auchinleck, Douglas Haig, El Alamein, Francis Tuker, Harold Alexander, Helmuth von Moltke, Irwin Rommel, J.F.C. Fuller, John French, Lord Gort, Middle East, Neil Ritchie, Raymond A. Callahan, Winston S. Churchill,
By BRADLEY P. TOLPPANEN
Among his generals, Churchill thought Alexander “the best we had.” Alex for his part was ever faithful, saying, “I can’t simply refuse Winston.”
Tags: Alan Brooke, Andrew Cunningham, Anzio, Baltische Landeswehr, Bernard Montgomery, Bradley Tolppanen, Dunkirk, Dwight Eisenhower, El Alamein, Erwin Rommel, George Patton, Gothic Line, Harold Alexander, Harrow School, Heinrich Von Vietinghoff, Latvia, Mark Clark, Monte Cassino, Viscount Gort, Winston S. Churchill,