Montgomery prepares for the big assault – World War II Today
I had told Alexander privately that, in view of my promise to the soldiers, I refused to attack before October; if a September attack was ordered by Whitehall, they would have to get someone else to do it. My stock was rather high after Alam Halfa! We heard no more about a September attack.
Veterans Gather For 70th Anniversary Of El Alamein (PICTURES)
Veterans of the Battle of El Alamein gathered on Saturday for a special service to mark its 70th anniversary.The evensong at Westminster Abbey in London marked seven decades since the battle in North...