World Battlefronts: The Piston

Monty sat down and wrote to his men:

"You have given our families at home, and in fact the whole world, good news and plenty of it every day. . . .

"I doubt if our empire has ever possessed such a magnificent fighting machine as the Eighth Army; you made its name a household word all over the world.

" I thank each of you for what you have done.

"I am very proud of my Eighth Army.

"Let us make the enemy face up to and endure a first-class Dunkirk on the beaches of Tunis. The triumphant cry now is: Forward to Tunis! Drive...

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