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Montgomery, Bernard L, Field Marshal

Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery was Commander-in-Chief of the British 21st Army Group and Allied Land Forces Commander for the initial assault phase of Operation Overlord, including D-Day. He had commanded the British Eighth Army in the North African, Sicily and Italian campaigns.