A great general & Churchill's favourite. Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander (n.10 decembrie 1891 – d. 16 iunie 1969) a fost un mareșal britanic, unul dintre principalii comandanți militari britanici din timpul celui de-al doilea război mondial. Alexander Memoirs, 1940–1945 eBook: Alexander of Tunis, Alexander, Shane: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store We'll need your email address so that we can follow up on the information provided and contact you to let you know when your contribution has been published.National Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HENational Portrait Gallery, St Martin's Place, London, WC2H 0HE To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. He was in my opinion the man in the shadows rather than the commnader in the spotlight. Shane William Desmond Alexander, 2nd Earl Alexander of Tunis (born 30 June 1935), known as Lord Rideau from 1952 to 1969, is a British peer.

Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? În 1940, a contribuit la dirijarea evacuării din Dunkerque și a fost ultimul care a părăsit plaja. As my father served under Harold Alexander during the Africa campaign and Italy but never talked about it, it was great to get some background knowledge of what happened and try to understand what they all went through and the scars it left with them afterwards. Davinia Mary Woodhouse, daughter of James Woodhouse, 4th Baron Terrington, on 22 July 1981. Very quick read. I cannot trulu say that about Alexander. Alexander bought a new hope to the Desert Rats: he instilled them with his own confidence and thought of victory. by Bassano Ltd half-plate glass negative, 13 November 1943 NPG x178841 by Alexander of Tunis (Author), Shane Alexander (Foreword) Format: Kindle Edition 4.7 out of 5 stars 8 ratings See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Shane William Desmond Alexander, 2nd Earl Alexander of Tunis (born 30 June 1935), known as Baron Rideau from 1952 to 1969, is an Anglo-Irish peer.. Alexander is the eldest son of Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis and Lady Margaret Bingham (1905-1977), the daughter of the 5th Earl of Lucan.He succeeded his father in the earldom following his death on the 16 June 1969. JRV An aristocrat who was a very modest and humble man. Under his command, Montgomery was ready to fight and win the battle of El Alamein. Search over 215,000 works, 150,000 of which are illustrated from the 16th Century to the present day.Can you tell us more about this person? He married secondly The Hon. Shane William Desmond Alexander (ur.30 czerwca 1935) – brytyjski arystokrata, najstarszy syn marszałka polnego Harolda Alexandra, 1. hrabiego Alexander of Tunis i lady Margaret Bingham, córki 5. hrabiego Lucan.. Wykształcenie odebrał w Harrow School w Londynie.W 1946 r. wyjechał do Kanady, gdzie jego ojciec został gubernatorem generalnym.Tam kontynuował naukę w Ashbury College w … I am not a fan of gen. montgomery, but at least he actually won battles. Even as his generals drove the enemy from North Africa, Alexander was planning far ahead for Sicily and Operation Husky: the first major seaborne invasion by either side during the war.It was said that before El Alamein the Allies never knew victory, and after El Alamein never knew defeat: much of the credit belongs to Alexander. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Your contributions must be polite and with no intention of causing trouble. “…good narrative history of the battles Alexander was involved in, with the added value of the commander in chief's own views.”Amazon calculates a product’s star ratings based on a machine learned model instead of a raw data average.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 24, 2015 Good to read his own story from WW2 He had to deal with many an ego for the good of all during the war. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Maxwell Mystery (The Fleming Stone Mysteries Book 3) Please try your request again later.This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. But also standing firm the rejected British strategy of attacking into Austria via Northern Italy was superior to the invasion of Southern France (Dragoon). Very interesting taking the American view of British command and troops being tough and brave, but slow to exploit breakthroughs. Please try againSorry, we failed to record your vote. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on December 23, 2017 Until the Eyes Shut: Memories of a machine gunner on the Eastern Front, 1943-45 Allied forces had been chased back across the desert by Rommel.