Explore Bernard Montgomery, Cable Knit Sweaters and more!

[​IMG]

General Bernard L. Montgomery, in Command of British Army During Drive Through Italy, WWII. // by George Rodger

Allied leaders - Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds (April 23, 1903 – May 15, 1974) was a Canadian Army officer who commanded the II Canadian Corps during World War II. He served as acting commander of the First Canadian Army, leading the Allied forces to victory in the Battle of the Scheldt in 1944. In 1951 he was appointed Chief of the General Staff, the most senior member of the Canadian Army.

Allied leaders - Lieutenant General Guy Granville Simonds (April 23, 1903 – May 15, 1974) was a Canadian Army officer who commanded the II Canadian Corps during World War II. He served as acting commander of the First Canadian Army, leading the Allied forces to victory in the Battle of the Scheldt in 1944. In 1951 he was appointed Chief of the General Staff, the most senior member of the Canadian Army.

Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel  Wüstenfuchs World War I First Battle of the Argonne (1915) Masivul Lesului and Oituz Campaigns (1916-1917) Battle of Caporetto (1917) World War II Invasion of Poland Fall of France Battle of Arras (1940)  North African Campaign Siege of Tobruk (1941) Operation Crusader (1941) Battle of Gazala (1942) Battle of Bir Hakeim (1942) First Battle of El Alamein (1942) Battle of Alam Halfa (1942) Second Battle of El Alamein (1942) Battle of the Kasserine Pa…

Field Marshal Erwin Rommel popularly known to both sides as the Desert Fox (Wüstenfuchs), somewhere in North Africa (ca.

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Campbell Mitchell (1925 - 1996) was a British Army lieutenant-colonel and politician.  He became famous in July 1967 when he led a force accompanied by  15 regimental  bagpipers of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in the British reoccupation of the Crater district of Aden.  Mitchell became widely known as "Mad Mitch".  His reoccupation of the Crater became known as "The Last Battle of the British Empire".

Lieutenant-Colonel Colin Campbell Mitchell (1925 - 1996) was a British Army lieutenant-colonel and politician. He became famous in July 1967 when he led a force accompanied by 15 regimental bagpipers of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in the British reoccupation of the Crater district of Aden. Mitchell became widely known as "Mad Mitch". His reoccupation of the Crater became known as "The Last Battle of the British Empire".

Heinz Wilhelm Guderian (17 June 1888–14 May 1954) was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World ...

Heinz Wilhelm Guderian June May was a military theorist and innovative General of the German Army during the Second World. He was the architect of armoured warfare/blitzkreig tactics. Truly one of the greatest captains of history.

1943- Full-face portrait of General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Commander of British 8th Army.

Full-face portrait of General Sir Bernard Montgomery, Commander of British Army.

On February 26, 1935, Nazi leader Adolf Hitler signs a secret decree authorizing the founding of the Reich Luftwaffe as a third German military service to join the Reich army and navy. In the same decree, Hitler appointed Hermann Goering, a German air hero from World War I and high-ranking Nazi, as commander in chief of the new German air force.

Evil Nazis Hermann Goering A veteran, the Reichsmarschall was head of the luftwaffe, and the founder of the gestapo. After the fall of France he stole millions of pounds worth of art from Jews, and amassed a personal fortune.

Omar Bradley was born on February 12, 1893, in Clark, Missouri. In 1915, he graduated from West Point. Under General George S. Patton, he captured Bizerte, Tunisia in 1943, which led to the surrender of more than 250,000 Axis troops. As a commander in World War II, he planned and participated in the Normandy Invasion. In 1949, he was named the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

General Omar Bradley, 1948 Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

Omar Bradley was born on February 12, 1893, in Clark, Missouri. In 1915, he graduated from West Point. Under General George S. Patton, he captured Bizerte, Tunisia in 1943, which led to the surrender of more than 250,000 Axis troops. As a commander in World War II, he planned and participated in the Normandy Invasion. In 1949, he was named the first chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

George Smith Patton, Jr. (1885  – 1945) was a general in the United States Army best known for his command of the Seventh United States Army, and later the Third United States Army, in the European Theater of World War II. Born in 1885 to a privileged family with an extensive military background, Patton attended the Virginia Military Institute, and later the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. He participated in the 1912 Olympic pentathlon and was...

George S. Patton (United States Army general, best known for his command of the Seventh United States Army, and later the Third United States Army, in the European Theater of World War II.

Pinterest
Search