Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder with Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower and General William Simpson arriving at a command conference, 8 Dec 1944.General Omar Bradley, Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and General William Simpson at a command conference, 8 Dec 1944.Generals Miles Dempsey, Courtney Hodges, Bernard Montgomery, William Simpson, and Henry (Harry) Crerar during a field conference, 31 Dec 1944.Major General William Simpson and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery touring the city of Aachen, Germany, 31 Dec 1944. Ten weeks earlier, Aachen became the first city inside Germany to be occupied by the Allies.
Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder with Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower and General William Simpson arriving at a command conference, 8 Dec 1944.General Omar Bradley, Air Chief Marshal Arthur Tedder, Supreme Allied Commander Dwight Eisenhower, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, and General William Simpson at a command conference, 8 Dec 1944.Generals Miles Dempsey, Courtney Hodges, Bernard Montgomery, William Simpson, and Henry (Harry) Crerar during a field conference, 31 Dec 1944.Major General William Simpson and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery touring the city of Aachen, Germany, 31 Dec 1944. Ten weeks earlier, Aachen became the first city inside Germany to be occupied by the Allies.
Generals Matthew Ridgway of the US XVIII Airborne Corps, Miles Dempsey of the 2nd British Army, William Simpson of the US 9th Army, and Bernard Montgomery at Dempsey’s headquarters, 25 Mar 1945, discussing the recent crossing of the Rhine.Miles Dempsey, Omar Bradley, Bernard Montgomery, and William Simpson, 11 Apr 1945Front: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
Generals Matthew Ridgway of the US XVIII Airborne Corps, Miles Dempsey of the 2nd British Army, William Simpson of the US 9th Army, and Bernard Montgomery at Dempsey’s headquarters, 25 Mar 1945, discussing the recent crossing of the Rhine.Miles Dempsey, Omar Bradley, Bernard Montgomery, and William Simpson, 11 Apr 1945Front: Simpson, Patton, Spaatz, Eisenhower, Bradley, Hodges, Gerow. Back: Stearley, Vandenburg, Smith, Weiland, and Nugent. 12th Army Group Headquarters Bad Wildungen, Germany, 11 May 1945
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