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

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let's talk of graves, of worms, and epitaphs

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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

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Rare skeleton of unknown 'British' soldier found Waterloo Battlefield

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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BRITISH ARMY NORTH AFRICA 1942 (E 15223) Winston Churchill with Field Marshal Smuts and behind, Sir Arthur Tedder (left) and Sir Alan Brooke, at the British Embassy in Cairo, 5 August 1942.

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Horatio Herbert Kitchener (1850–1916), 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, Field Marshal, British Agent and Consul-General in Egypt

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Prime Minister Winston Churchill and General Sir Bernard Montgomery & his dog (named Rommel) in Normandy at Montgomery's caravan at his headquarters at Chateau Creully, 7 August 1944

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WWI, 1916; Field-Marshal Lord French (1852-1925) inspecting some 10,000 volunteers of numerous London regiments in Hyde Park. ©Illustrated London News/Mary Evans/yooniq

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Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, visit to Northern Ireland 1945. Arriving in Belfast and being greeted at the City Hall by Sir Crawford McCullagh. 14/9/1945.

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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...

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