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Field Marshal BL Montgomery (1887-1976)
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Altima Voyageur
N 52° 06.773 W 106° 43.848
13U E 381483 N 5775006
Quick Description: Located near his namesake district in Saskatoon.
Location: Saskatchewan, Canada
Date Posted: 4/12/2015 7:08:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMNP9Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member dkorzenowsky
Views: 1

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Field Marshal BL Montgomery (1887-1976)

Montgomery was one of the most inspirational British military leaders of the Second World War. After significant victories over German General Erwin Rommel in North Africa (1942-1944), he was promoted to Field Marshall in command of British and Canadian troops. Montgomery presided over the Battles of Arnhem and Normandy and accepted the formal surrender of the German military at Lüneburg Heath on May 4th, 1945. His flair for command and absolute belief in his infallibility made him a legendary, if not always popular, leader.


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