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1 Montgomery & El Alamein By: Micaela Abbomerato

2 Overview Bernard Montgomery was a British commander of D-Day and the hero of the battle El Alamein. (Source 1) Bernard Montgomery was a British commander of D-Day and the hero of the battle El Alamein. (Source 1) El Alamein (most commonly known as the second battle of El Alamein) was a battle fought by the Axis and Allied powers in World War II. (Source 2) El Alamein (most commonly known as the second battle of El Alamein) was a battle fought by the Axis and Allied powers in World War II. (Source 2)

3 Who? Montgomery was a British commander who succeeded several others and at the beginning of the battle, boosted the Allies morale. The Allies won El Alamein and Montgomery won the title Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. (Source 1 and 3) Montgomery was a British commander who succeeded several others and at the beginning of the battle, boosted the Allies morale. The Allies won El Alamein and Montgomery won the title Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. (Source 1 and 3)

4 What? El Alamein consisted of two battles between the Allies and Axis powers in WWII. The first battle ended in a stalemate with heavy casualties to the Allies, though they won the second battle. El Alamein consisted of two battles between the Allies and Axis powers in WWII. The first battle ended in a stalemate with heavy casualties to the Allies, though they won the second battle. The battles started in early of 1942 and ended in October of The battles started in early of 1942 and ended in October of (Source 2) (Source 2)

5 When? The first battle was in July of The second lasted from October 23rd to November 3rd of the same year. (Source 2)

6 Where and Why? El Alamein is an Egyptian dessert 150 miles away from Cairo. El Alamein is an Egyptian dessert 150 miles away from Cairo. This battle was started because the Afrika Korps were trying to get to the Suez Canal so it would be harder for the Allies to supply themselves. (Source 3) This battle was started because the Afrika Korps were trying to get to the Suez Canal so it would be harder for the Allies to supply themselves. (Source 3)

7 Summary The Battle of El Alamein was a last stand for the Allies in North America. They had suffered so many defeats in WWII that they had to have a victory to keep them motivated. When the first battle at El Alamein failed, Montgomery was given command of the Eighth Army in North Africa. (Source 3) The Battle of El Alamein was a last stand for the Allies in North America. They had suffered so many defeats in WWII that they had to have a victory to keep them motivated. When the first battle at El Alamein failed, Montgomery was given command of the Eighth Army in North Africa. (Source 3)

8 Summary Montgomerys arrival lofted Allied morale, partly because he aimed at restoring confidence to the troops. By November 2 nd, German commander Rommel knew hed been beat, and refused Hitlers orders to continue to fight. He retreated, and the Allies won this battle. (Source 3) Montgomerys arrival lofted Allied morale, partly because he aimed at restoring confidence to the troops. By November 2 nd, German commander Rommel knew hed been beat, and refused Hitlers orders to continue to fight. He retreated, and the Allies won this battle. (Source 3)

9 Summary The Battle at El Alamein was a turning point in the war and this victory gave the Allies confidence to win World War II. (Source 2 and 3) The Battle at El Alamein was a turning point in the war and this victory gave the Allies confidence to win World War II. (Source 2 and 3)

10 Pictures General Bernard Montgomery m/images/encyclopediaimages/b/b e/bernard_law_montgomery.jpg British infantry attack at Second Battle of El Alamein amein_1942_british_infantry.jpg

11 Pictures El Alamein le_east/El_Alamein_Cemetery_dust_storm_1942.jpg Monty at War El-Alamein-Photos/general- montgomery.jpg

12 Quiz Where is El Alamein? Where is El Alamein? What year did it take place in? What year did it take place in? Which country was Montgomery with? Which country was Montgomery with? What role did Montgomery plan in the allies victory? What role did Montgomery plan in the allies victory?

13 Quiz What is El Alamein? What is El Alamein? An Egyptian dessert. An Egyptian dessert. What year did it take place in? What year did it take place in? Which country was Montgomery with? Which country was Montgomery with? Germany. Germany.

14 Quiz What role did Montgomery plan in the allies victory? What role did Montgomery plan in the allies victory? General Montgomery talked to the troops and gave them confidence in winning, even though they had not yet won a battle. He boosted their morale which in the end, helped the Allies win the battle and the war. General Montgomery talked to the troops and gave them confidence in winning, even though they had not yet won a battle. He boosted their morale which in the end, helped the Allies win the battle and the war.

15 Works Cited Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery. History learning site. Historylearningsite.co.uk March Field Marshall Bernard Montgomery. History learning site. Historylearningsite.co.uk March The Battle of El Alamein. History learning site. Historylearningsite.co.uk March The Battle of El Alamein. History learning site. Historylearningsite.co.uk March The New Grolier Encyclopedia of World War II: War in the Mediterranean. Grolier educational Corporation, The New Grolier Encyclopedia of World War II: War in the Mediterranean. Grolier educational Corporation, 1995.


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