Harold Alexander

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Harold Alexander, (10 December 189116 June 1969) was a British military commander and field marshal who served with distinction in both world wars and, afterwards, as Governor General of Canada, the 17th since Canadian Confederation.

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  • No other troops in the world but German paratroops could have stood up to such an ordeal and then gone on fighting with such ferocity.
    • Quoted in Peter Caddick-Adams: "Monte Cassino: Ten Armies in Hell" (Oxford University Press, 2013) p. 289

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