‘Ike and I were poles apart when it came to the conduct of the war’
From D-Day on, sharp disagreements, exacerbated by the difference of personalities, developed between Eisenhower and Montgomery, a singularly insubordinate commander, over strategy throughout the subsequent fighting in northern Europe.
KeywordsPolish Government Prior Meeting Yalta Agreement Military Theory German Prisoner
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