Alleged Monty quote

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by Psypher, Dec 11, 2007.

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  1. This passage appears on the Wikipedia page for Field Marshal Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis:

    See here:

    I can't find this dubious quote anywhere else on the internet or in any books indexed by Google book search.

    Of course, if true, it appears to give Mark Clark a get out of jail free card for his march on Rome. However, I smell something fishy - and I'm not talking about the contents of Baldrick's apple crumble.

    Any substance to this assertion?