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Montgomery, Bernard Law Line breaks: Ber|nard Law Mont|gom¦ery
Pronunciation: /məntˈɡʌməri/

Definition of Montgomery, Bernard Law in English:

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

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