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

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

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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. - prisonersofeternity.co.uk

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. - prisonersofeternity.co.uk

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Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Sir Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. During the Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal the Duke of Wellington depended on maritime supply. The French fleet in the Basque Roads operated against the British supply ships. This Day in History: Apr 11, 1809: Battle of the Basque Roads between France and the United Kingdom starts http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

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Nation-building and the Pursuit of Nationalism under Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram | 2Bangkok.com

Nation-building and the Pursuit of Nationalism under Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram | 2Bangkok.com

"Monty" Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (1887-1976)

"Monty" Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG, GCB, DSO, PC (1887-1976)

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mr-veils-appreciation-society: “ stars remember stars above below before the coldest hunting ground then called !seduced! !ensnared! a symbiote afloat our everhungry home nestled nested now in cedars cast down the benighted i will be their dragon...

mr-veils-appreciation-society: “ stars remember stars above below before the coldest hunting ground then called !seduced! !ensnared! a symbiote afloat our everhungry home nestled nested now in cedars cast down the benighted i will be their dragon...

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German Field Marshal August von Mackensen inspecting Bulgarian troops, 1916; note Bulgarian Crown Prince Boris behind him

German Field Marshal August von Mackensen inspecting Bulgarian troops, 1916; note Bulgarian Crown Prince Boris behind him

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German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel observing the field near El Alamein, Egypt, 18 Jun 1942. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

German Field Marshall Erwin Rommel observing the field near El Alamein, Egypt, 18 Jun 1942. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

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Conqueror of Canada: Field Marshal Jeffery Amherst: Field Marshal Jeffrey Amherst
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