People: Jan. 5, 1970

On Desert Island Discs, a popular BBC radio program that asks celebrities what books and records they would want with them on the proverbial desert island, the questions were put to Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery, 82. No problem with the book. Montgomery unhesitatingly chose his own History of Warfare, emphasizing that its most valuable passages deal with "how we could stop people fighting." That question is now foremost in his mind. Asked to choose his favorite disc, the old soldier could not decide between The Battle Hymn of the Republic and Oh, For...

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