H.M. THE INKING ITALY GENERAL SIR OLIVER LEESE RECEIVES THE ACCOLADE OF KNIGI-ITHOOD His Majesty the King arrived in Italy by air on 24th July 1944 for a tour of the battlefields and to visit units of the Royal Navy Army and Air Force and of Dominions and allied forces. During his visit he conferred the accolade of knighthood on General Sir Oliver Leese Commander of the 8th Army.
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