Bernard Montgomery

Ike’s Headaches.

by Daniel Russ on May 8, 2016

Eisenhower, Bradley, Patton Today, British General Bernard Montgomery might be classified as ADD, or what one might call a highly functioning person with Asperger’s Syndrome. I have myself quipped that I have never seen anything worth a shit that wasn’t attached to a healthy ego. However his difficulties in developing collaborative relationships were famously arduous […]

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  Bernard Montgomery Bernard Montgomery was a flamboyant egotist, so his detractors thought. He spoke his mind and was truculent to a fault. In 1944 Alan Brooke was Chief of the Imperial General Staff and later became Viscount Alan Brooke. General Bernard Montgomery had become the topic of discussion. Brooke mention to King George VI, […]

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In A Battle You’ve Probably Never Heard Of, George S. Patton Restored Our Confidence That We Could Beat The Germans.

May 27, 2012

    The Battle of the Kasserine Pass was the worst battlefield loss for the US in WWII. American commanders wanted to see green GIs get a taste of the Wehrmacht. Major General Lloyd Frendenhall was the US commander; mostly known as a trainer of troops he had seen little combat. He spread his lines […]

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