Bernard Law Montgomery

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Noun1.Bernard Law Montgomery - English general during World War II; won victories over Rommel in North Africa and led British ground forces in the invasion of Normandy (1887-1976)
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Bradley's failure to conform to the movements of Field Marshall Bernard Law Montgomery's British 21st Army Group and close the Falaise Gap on the German Seventh Army are likewise skimmed over with the briefest defense.
This prompted Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, who was Chairman of the Western Union Commanders-In-Chief Committee, to write the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Oliver Lyttelton, on the need to review the strategy being deployed against the Malayans.
The most controversial member of the team is British Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, commander of ground forces for Overlord.
The brainchild of General Bernard Law Montgomery, the operation involved landing three groups of paratroopers along the route to Arnhem in a bid to open the way into Germany in one fell swoop.
But Bernard Law Montgomery was not Henry V of William Shakespeare fame; Robert Elliot Urquhart was not the Earl of Westmorland; nor were the brave, doomed paras of Arnhem those few, those happy few, that band of brothers, who fought on the Bard's poetic fields of Agincourt.
The home where 40TW194 was found is just five miles from a rendezvous point designated by Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery at Reigate.
It is possible that the most interesting case study, and suitable candidate for the couch, is still that of Bernard Law Montgomery. Born in London in 1887, he was the fourth child of an Anglo-Irish priest who eventually became the bishop of Tasmania.
Chief among them, cast in the role of lead villain, was Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery. Jordan effectively uses Montgomery, and everything about him, as a reference point to trace the shifting views held by all three American generals, but also to track the changing nature of their dealings with one another.
Churchill appointed then Lieutenant General Sir Harold Alexander as Field Marshal the Earl Alexander of Tunis, and he fought as divisional commander during the withdrawal through Dunkirk in World War II, was sent to Burma in 1942 to hold the Japanese at Rangoon, and was appointed commander-in-chief for the Middle East where Bernard Law Montgomery and the Eighth Army were under his command.
His regimental brothers-in-arms included friends Bruce Bainsfather - the Great War cartoonist who lived at Bishopton, Warwickshire - and Bernard Law Montgomery, better-known later as Field Marshal Montgomery, hero of the Second World War.
The day future field marshal lost a stripe THE early leadership potential of Bernard Law Montgomery was spotted almost as soon as he began his initial training at Sandhurst in 1907.