1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein ( 1887–1976), British field marshal; known as Monty. His victory at El Alamein in 1942 was the first significant Allied success in World War II. He commanded the Allied ground forces in the invasion of Normandy in 1944 and accepted the German surrender on May 7, 1945.
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