By Colin F. Baxter

In the determined summer season of 1942, Hitler appeared to be at the verge of victory in Russia and the center East. With Rommel nearing Cairo, a bit recognized lieutenant-general, Bernard Montgomery, took cost of what Churchill referred to as a baffled and bewildered British eighth military. Assuming command, Montgomery issued his well-known order, the following we'll stand and fight;…If we won't remain right here alive, then allow us to remain right here lifeless, and led the military to at least one of the Allies' maximum victories―El Alamein. Monty grew to become an immediately recognizable Allied chief, yet as a guy with robust perspectives, unbending ideas, and outspoken frankness, he used to be either enjoyed and disliked, praised and criticized. This bibliography offers and evaluates the wide physique of literature that has grown up round the debatable box Marshal.

Any critical learn of global struggle II army campaigns needs to confront box Marshal Bernard Montgomery, an individualist with either admirers and detractors. This booklet offers an intensive historiographical evaluate of the literature partially I and a bibliography of important works partly II. it's a simple reference and examine consultant for the scholar, pupil, and basic reader.

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