Field Marshal Montgomery – The Memoirs of Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. – First Edition 1958

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Field Marshal Montgomery – The Memoirs of Field-Marshal The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, K.G. – First Edition 1958

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A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1958. 574pp. No inscriptions. Foxing to the endpapers else a near fine bright copy in near fine indeed bright dustwrapper with a small closed tear to the front panel. Some wear to the edges. A lovely example.
Montgomery, one of Britain’s most prominent military leaders, shares insights into his strategies, leadership style, and the key campaigns he was involved in. The memoir covers his early years, training, and service in various theaters of war, but it primarily focuses on his command of the British Eighth Army in North Africa and the famous Battle of El Alamein, where he achieved a decisive victory against the Axis forces led by General Erwin Rommel. Montgomery also discusses his leadership during the Allied invasion of Normandy (D-Day) and the subsequent campaign in Northwest Europe, where he led the British and Canadian forces to victory against Nazi Germany. Throughout the memoirs, Montgomery reflects on the challenges of high command, the personalities of other Allied leaders like General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill, and the strategic decisions that shaped the outcome of the war. His accounts provide valuable historical insights into the military and political landscape of the time and shed light on his leadership philosophy.


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A first edition, first printing published by Collins in 1958. 574pp. No inscriptions. Foxing to the endpapers else a near fine bright copy in near fine indeed bright dustwrapper with a small closed tear to the front panel. Some wear to the edges. A lovely example.
Montgomery, one of Britain’s most prominent military leaders, shares insights into his strategies, leadership style, and the key campaigns he was involved in. The memoir covers his early years, training, and service in various theaters of war, but it primarily focuses on his command of the British Eighth Army in North Africa and the famous Battle of El Alamein, where he achieved a decisive victory against the Axis forces led by General Erwin Rommel. Montgomery also discusses his leadership during the Allied invasion of Normandy (D-Day) and the subsequent campaign in Northwest Europe, where he led the British and Canadian forces to victory against Nazi Germany. Throughout the memoirs, Montgomery reflects on the challenges of high command, the personalities of other Allied leaders like General Dwight D. Eisenhower and Winston Churchill, and the strategic decisions that shaped the outcome of the war. His accounts provide valuable historical insights into the military and political landscape of the time and shed light on his leadership philosophy.