‘Ike and I were poles apart when it came to the conduct of the war’

  • Robin Renwick


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.


Polish Government Prior Meeting Yalta Agreement Military Theory German Prisoner 
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Notes and References

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    Kay Summersby, Past Forgetting (Simon & Schuster, 1974) p. 28.Google Scholar
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    Bryant, Triumph in the West pp. 279–81; Francis de Guingand, Operation Victory (Hodder & Stoughton, 1947) p. 348;Google Scholar
  3. Ambrose, Eisenhower pp. 178–9; Montgomery, Memoirs (Collins, 1958) p. 289.Google Scholar
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    Churchill, SWW Vol. VI, pp. 298–9; FRUS, The Conferences at Malta and Yalta (1945) pp. 460, 540–6.Google Scholar
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    Robert Rhodes James, Anthony Eden (McGraw-Hill, 1986) p. 289.Google Scholar
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    FRUS, The Conferences at Malta and Yalta (1945) p. 617; Churchill, SWW Vol. VI, p. 308.Google Scholar

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