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Battle-hardened veterans of Montgomery’s Desert Rats stride along a desert track.

Two of Monty's Desert Rats - A bearded Sikh and an Englishman - walk along a desert track after a battle with Rommel, the Desert Fox.

Lance Sergeant A Haywood, Private C Norman and Private H Maw of 1st Battalion, The British Duke of Wellington's Regiment advancing past a burning fuel store on Pantelleria, 17 Jun 1943. (Imperial War Museum)

[Photo] Lance Sergeant A Haywood, Private C Norman and Private H Maw of 1st Battalion, The British Duke of Wellington's Regiment advancing past a burning fuel store on Pantelleria, 17 Jun 1943

Lance Sergeant A Haywood, Private C Norman and Private H Maw of Battalion, The British Duke of Wellington's Regiment advancing past a burning fuel store on Pantelleria, 17 Jun (Imperial War Museum)

British troops digging defensive trenches near El Alamein, Egypt, 4 Jul 1942 (Imperial War Museum)

First Battle of El Alamein begins—German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel makes deepest penetration yet into Egypt. Sub USS Sturgeon sinks Japanese transport

A soldier takes advantage of the opportunity to have a bath in Tobruk, 17 February 1942.

historicaltimes: “A British soldier takes advantage of the opportunity to have a bath in Tobruk, Libya - February ”

The disaster that was Dunkirk, 1940. Dunkirk in Northern France..May 26-june 4 1940.the Nazi's defeated the British

Troops involved in the evacuation of British soldiers from Dunkirk, which was one of the largest military operations of the war

German propaganda photo of the invasion of Crete, dropping Fallschirmjäger, from Junkers Ju-52s.

2 World War, planes dumping soldiers in parasuits, some has already landed, and are running to seek cover.

Vickers machine-gun of the 1st Manchester Regiment, 17 October 1941.

Vickers machine gun crew of the British Manchester Regiment, Malaya, 17 Oct 1941 Photographer Palmer Source Imperial War Museum

General Sir Bernard Montgomery had been a celebrity since his victory at El Alamein in November 1942, but he was also intensely controversial

The British people's greatest day: Cynics will say it's time to move on. But today raise a glass to the sheer ingenuity, courage and bloody mindedness of Britons like Stan Hollis, who turned a potential disaster into awesome victory

General Sir Bernard Montgomery had been a celebrity since his victory at El Alamein in November but he was also intensely controversial

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