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MONTGOMERY Bernard Law - Printed Christmas Greeting Signed 1943

  • £625.00

Bernard Law MONTGOMERY, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein (1887-1976)

Printed “Best Wishes for Christmas” signed at the top (“B.L. Montgomery / General / Eighth Army”) addressed to “H.Q. 50 DIV”, with a silhouette head and shoulders portrait of Montgomery on a “Military Airgraph service authorized by Egyptian Postal Administration” form.
1 page large 4to, n.p., Christmas 1943. 
December 1943 marked the end of the Italian campaign for Montgomery, which he had found especially difficult, marked by numerous disagreements with his fellow generals. But on Christmas eve, Montgomery received the message that he was to return to England to take over the planning of another operation, the Normandy landings the following June.
There is an unobtrusive filing hole at the top left and a very minor tear at the right margin, but it is otherwise in very good condition.

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