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9780070258075 Hardcover book from 1986 about Field Marshall Montgomery. His promotion came after he had won the greatest victory of the war in Normandy and the German armies were in retreat. This is the third and final volume in Hamilton's monumental biography. It traces Monty's extraordinary career in the last nine months of WWII, the bitter disagreement over Allied strategy in the autumn of 1944, the tragedy of the battle of Arnhem, the American disaster in the Ardennes, the struggle to regain the initiative for the Allies, the triumphant crossing of the Rhine, Eisenhower's decision to surrender Berlin to the Russians, and the historic German surrender at Luneberg. Monty's work in post-war Europe is also covered including his role in founding NATO.