Bernard Montgomery

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The Viscount Montgomery of Alamein
Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole.
Nickname(s) Monty
Allegiance Britain
Service/branch Free Western Army
Years of service 1908 – 1958
ca. 2000 – present
Rank Field Marshal
Battles/wars World War I
Anglo-Irish War
Arab revolt in Palestine
World War II
Second Napoleonic War
Third Nazi War

Field Marshal Montgomery was one of the leading British commanders of the Second World War, well-known as the chief opponent of Erwin Rommel during the North African campaign. Alongside Rommel, Montgomery was one of the most chivalrous generals of the age, and the two share a friendly rivalry to this day. Following the Second Napoleonic War, Monty became chief administrator of Free Western garrisons in Allied-occupied France and Germany. He is currently working alongside Rommel and Marshal Brusilov in defence of Europe against the Greater German Space Reich. He is not looking forward to DYOS 11, where he dies.

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