First World War - War in the Air

Pages tagged with "Montgomery"

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  • Image of portrait painting of Lieutenant General Sir Alan Brooke

    Field Marshal Sir Alan Brooke is seen by many historians as one of the key architects of Allied victory. He was Chief of the Imperial General Staff (CIGS) from 1941 to 1946 and Winston Churchill’s principal military adviser. Alan Brooke served as a Royal...

  • Image of Sherman tanks during the Battle of El Alamein

    In 1940 Italy's fascist dictator Benito Mussolini wanted to expand his African Empire. His forces in Ethiopia attacked neighbouring British possessions, but in 1941 were expelled and comprehensively defeated. Incursions from Libya into Egypt also met...