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Eisenhower Versus Montgomery: The Continuing Debate
This book examines the postwar memoir fight over the broad front versus the single thrust strategy, the Allied advance on the Rhine, and the British call for a ground-forces commander other than General Eisenhower. It traces the argument in the postwar memoirs from 1946 through 1968 as well as the official histories of the United States, Britain, and Canada to see what the ...more
Published November 30th 1996 by Praeger
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A look at the memoirs and histories that appeared after World War II which dealt with (and in a number of cases fanned the flames of) the controversies over command and strategy which arose between Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Allied Commander of the European Theater, and Field Marshal Bernard L. Montgomery, commander of the 21st Army Group and Eisenhower's subordinate. The book offers a good comprehensive, chronological review of the various volumes, but suffers a bit from repetition - ...more