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Portrait of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Montgomery on his appointment as Colonel Commandant of the Parachute Regiment, 1944.


July 1, 1916. The First Day of the Battle of the Somme. Despite the heavy loss of life and failure to achieve the expected breakthrough, Field Marshal Haig and General Rawlinson deemed the attack a success, so much that the offensive was to continue for a further four months, only ending with the onset of winter. -

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Death of the Desert Fox: Rommel's son's account of his father's last moments after Hitler ordered him to take a cyanide pill or be arrested

German general Erwin Rommel agreed to commit suicide in return for assurances his family would be spared


Radomir Putnik The Serbian Field Marshals of World War I


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Mount Sir Douglas

Mount Sir Douglas, on the border of BC and Alberta on the Continental Divide, named in 1916 after Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig

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Earl Wavell

The Constable of the Tower, Field Marshal Earl Wavell, inspecting the Yeoman Warders of the Tower, London, March 28th 1948.

Public interogation of the German Major-General Alfons Hitter by Marshal of the Soviet Union Aleksandr Vasilevsky ans Field Marshal Ivan Chernyakovski after the battle of Vitebsk during Operation Bagration | Flickr - Photo Sharing!