Generals Courtney Hodges, Henry (Harry) Crerar, Bernard Montgomery, Omar Bradley, and Miles Dempsey after a tactical meeting in a Normandy hayfield, 21 Aug 1944.

Caption   Generals Courtney Hodges, Henry (Harry) Crerar, Bernard Montgomery, Omar Bradley, and Miles Dempsey after a tactical meeting in a Normandy hayfield, 21 Aug 1944. ww2dbase
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 19 Nov 2019

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
19 Nov 2019 01:58:27 PM

These were the commanding officers of the 21st Army Group. Montgomery was in overall command, Hodges was second in command of the US 1st Army, Crerar commanded the Canadian 1st Army, Bradley commanded the US 1st Army, and Dempsey commanded the British 2nd Army. Two weeks later, Bradley assumed command of the US 12th Army Group and Hodges advanced to command the US 1st Army.

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