World Battlefronts: BATTLE OF ITALY: Ike's Way

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General Dwight David Eisenhower of the U.S. Army went to Messina last week and decorated the commander of one of the U.S., British and French armies serving under him. That commander was General Sir Bernard Law Montgomery. On Sept. 2 Montgomery went to bed at his usual time, 10 p.m., having already written and issued an order to his troops :

". . . The time has now come to carry the battle on to the mainland of Italy. To the Eighth Army has been given the great honor of being the...

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