The Second Great War, Volume 9

FIELD -MARS HAL MONTGOMERY INVESTS RED ARMY LEADERS WITH BRITISH HON OUR SOn July 12 i 945 the Four-Power Komendatura (Military Government) assumed control in Berlin. The same day Field-Marshal Montgomery arrived to attend a ceremony at the Brandenburg Gate which was at thy boundary between the British and Soviet zones. Here he invested Marshal Zhukov Deputy Supreme Commander of the Red Army formerly commanding theist White Russian Army with the G.C.B. and Marshal Rokossovsky commanding the 2nd White Russian Army with the K.C.B. He also invested with the K .B.K .Generals Malinin and Sokolovsky respectively Chiefs of Staff to Marshal Rokossovsky and Marshal Zhukov. Field-Marshal Montgomery is seen herewith Marshal Rokossovsky (left) and Marshal Zhukov after the investiture. Frontispiece
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