David Montgomery

David Montgomery

General David Montgomery lead the 8th Army to victory at El Alamein in 1942, and as Chief of Land Forces in the Allied invasion of Normandy in 1944 he received Germany's surrender in 1945. Concentrating on the momentous events of Operation Overlord from June 1944, his book co-written with Alistair Horne and titled The Lonely Leader follows Monty's leadership of the Allied offensive to Luneburg Heath the following May.