Monty: The Making of a General: 1887-1942

Monty: The Making of a General: 1887-1942
Language English
Goodreads Rating: 3.93
Pages: 871 pages
Published: September 1st 1981 by Mcgraw-Hill (first published 1981)
Series Monty #1
Category: Biography
Author: Nigel Hamilton

The definitive biography of Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery of El Alamein. Based on Montgomery's secret diaries, letters, and vast collection of private papers, which have remained confidential and inaccessible until now, this is the first volume of the authorized life of General Montgomery. Written by a historian who knew Montgomery intimately in his later years, Monty breaks entirely new ground.

Nigel Hamilton presents the unknown Montgomery in behind-the-scenes accounts of him as soldier and leader, son, father, and husband. Aided by Montgomery's numerous letters, the author paints a vivid picture of world events as they shaped the destiny of one of the world's greatest field commanders. Illustrated with black-and-white photos. 871 pages.

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