Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for November 18th:
"General Bernard L. Montgomery watches his tanks move up. North Africa, November 1942."


"General Bernard L. Montgomery watches his tanks move up. North Africa, November 1942." (National Archives Identifier: 535939 ); Series: Photographs of Notable Personalities, 1942 - 1945; Records of the Office of War Information, 1926 - 1951; Record Group 208; National Archives and Records Administration.

November of 1942 marked both the landing of American forces in North Africa, and the victory of British over Axis forces at the Second Battle of El Alamein. Shown here is General Bernard Montgomery, commander of the British Commonwealth’s Eighth Army.

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