Monty’s Double Addresses the Troops, Worthing

AddressBroadwater, Broadwater Green (NW-bound, Unmarked), Worthing, West Sussex BN14, UK
CountyEast & West Sussex
Location typeTroop Camp
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Monty’s Double: General Sir Bernard Montgomery (widely known as “Monty”) encouraged troops on Broadwater Green, Worthing, as they prepared for D-Day. But all was not as it seemed. It was not Monty, but his double, Clifton James, being used to confuse the Germans over the possible date of D-Day. 

Source: Worthing History website. Any further information would be appreciated.

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