British Commanders of World War II by Ian Sumner

By Ian Sumner

This publication examines the foremost British commanders of global struggle II (1939-1945) around the 3 branches of carrier. to boot being supplied with biographical information for every of the 24 commanders chosen, we're given interesting insights into their personalities and their type of command. tests in their wrestle documents and performances stressed also are provided. modern photographs and luxurious color works of art supply information in their uniforms, gown and visual appeal in the course of wartime provider. The commanders dropped at existence through this ebook contain Auchinleck, Alan Brooke, Cunnigham, Freyberg, Harris, Montgomery, Ramsay, Slessor, slender, Tedder and Urquhart.

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5 Dress. SA Working Dress (the word 'battledress' was, however specifically prohibited). It was to be worn only on-board ship. The naval version differed principally in that it had bright gilt buttons down the front and on the breast pockets of the blouse, instead of the concealed metal or composition version worn by the Army. Rank was shown on the shoulder straps instead of the cuffs. The trousers were ordinary straight-legged uniform trousers and were not intended for wear with anklets. 3. General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Netherlands 1945 Montgomery was made colonel commandant of the new Parachute Regiment and wore this uniform to a regimental function.

IWM NA5915) General Bernard Paget (1887-1961) (left) during a demonstration at the School of Infantry, Barnard Castle. After conducting a number of skilful rearguard actions during the Norwegian campaign, Paget was made GOC South Eastern Command in 1941, and then C-ln-C Home Forces in 1942. He established the School of Infantry and divisional battle schools, becoming the best trainer of men since Sir John Moore. His plan, Operation Skyscraper, provided a blueprint for Overlord, but Paget was to be disappointed when the command of 21 st Army Group went to Montgomery.

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