Monty by Nigel Hamilton
The Battles of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery

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The best-selling author of JFK: Restless Youth provides an analytical portrait of British Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery, detailing his remarkable military achievements and his difficult personality. 12,500 first printing.
 

About Nigel Hamilton

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Nigel Hamilton is the author of prize-winning biographies of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery and of John F. Kennedy. He is currently a Fellow of the McCormack Graduate School of Policy Studies, University of Massachusetts Boston, where he is writing a three-volume biography of President Clinton.
 
Published January 1, 1985 by HODDER & STOUGHTON LTD. 848 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, History, Travel, War, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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The final volume in Hamilton's three-part biography of Bernard Law Montgomery.

Dec 15 1986 | Read Full Review of Monty: The Battles of Field M...

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A one-volume edition of Hamilton's (JFK: Reckless Youth, 1992) three-volume biography, which won the Whitbread Award.

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Despite grave character flaws (he was vain, arrogant, small-minded and vengeful) Montgomery was, according to Hamilton, the outstanding Allied battlefield commander of WW II. Hamilton ( JFK: Reckless

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For his program of songs associated with Cole, Mr. Alexander has augmented his regular group - the bassist John Clayton and the drummer Jeff Hamilton - with two musicians who played with Cole: John Collins, who was the guitarist in the King Cole Trio from 1951 until Cole's death in 1965, and the ...

Dec 18 1986 | Read Full Review of Monty: The Battles of Field M...

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Few, if any, of the great generals who preferred the company of men could plausibly be described as homosexual in the modern sense, probably not even Frederick the Great.

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The Guardian

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The Full Monty: Montgomery of Alamein 1887-1942 Nigel Hamilton Allen Lane £25 In The Full Monty, Nigel Hamilton is revising the three-volume biography he wrote two decades ago.

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Despite grave character flaws (he was vain, arrogant, small-minded and vengeful) Montgomery was, according to Hamilton, the outstanding Allied battlefield commander of WW II.

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