World: Monty on Top

To Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery last week went Supreme Commander "Ike" Eisenhower's praises. The doughty little Briton had taken over swiftly, had acted swiftly .to bring the weight of the U.S. First and Ninth Armies, the British Second and Canadian First Armies to bear on Rundstedt's north flank. In Washington, President Roosevelt explained that the switch in command was a regular field operation, made necessary when the German thrust split Lieut. General Omar Nelson Bradley's Twelfth Army group.

"Monty" was in fine fettle. At his headquarters he received the press for his first conference in several months. Monty had something...

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