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North Africa/Rommel versus Montgomery Beth Herchick
WWhat the war was about TThe sides that were fighting TThe war in North Africa was all across North Africa from coast to coast
Edwin Rommel Bernard Law Montgomery
Operation torch started on November 7, 1942 and ended November 11, 1942 with an armistice agreement.
The Allies were fighting against the Axis Powers
The troops from both sides got to North Africa by boat and plane.
Rommel was an officer from Germany and was very good at implementing strategies Montgomery was an officer from England and was very encouraging to his troops
RommelBothMontgomery Fought on the Axis side Was born and raised in Germany At first he supported Hitler’s campaign but at the end, he said that Hitler should be put on trial. Command leaders Were fighting for North Africa Were very good strategical thinkers Fought on the Allied side Was born in England and ranked up in the military there Wore a trademark black beret.
Erwin Rommel’s nickname was “Desert Fox” Bernard Montgomery's dad was a bishop in Tasmania for twelve years One of the pranks that Montgomery pulled while in military academy was to light the shirt of a fellow classmate on fire
RommelMontgomery GermanBritish Lost operation Torch because his supplies for the troops never came Helped command the landing for D-Day
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