Diary August 18, 1942

General Montgomery at Alamein

General Montgomery (center, with glasses) explained the positions at Alamein to an American visitor.

WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, August 18, 1942:

Africa

Alamein: General Alexander appointed C-in-C Middle East, in place of Auchinleck; Lieutenant-general Montgomery replaces Ritchie as GOC 8th Army – special announcement.

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