Who is the James Montgomery Band?
James Montgomery (singer)
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How old is James Montgomery?
72 years (May 12, 1949)
What happened to James Montgomery?
After the war, Montgomery returned to his Linn County, Kansas, farm, where he died on December 6, 1871.
Where does James Montgomery live?
Born and raised in Grosse Pointe, Mich., he lives in Newport, R.I., with his cat, Mr. Pip. We caught up with Montgomery, 71, to talk about all things travel.
Did Clifton James meet Monty?
About seven weeks before D-Day in 1944, Lieutenant-Colonel J V B Jervis-Reid noticed James’s resemblance to Montgomery while he was reviewing photographs in a newspaper. James, it seemed, had ‘rescued’ a failing patriotic show by appearing in it, quite briefly, as ‘Monty’.
Did Monty really have a double?
Lieutenant Clifton James really did double up as Montgomery on a number of occasions. It was very useful for Montgomery to be able to appear to an audience but also be working at the same time! James went to Gibraltar to help distract German attention from the Normandy landings, due only ten days later.
Who painted the I Want You propaganda poster for WWI?
James Montgomery Flagg
Painted by noted U.S. illustrator James Montgomery Flagg, the image first appeared on the cover of the July 6, 1916, issue of Leslie’s Weekly magazine with the title “What Are You Doing for Preparedness?” The U.S. would not declare war on Germany until April of the next year, but the storm signals were clear.
Was I was montys double based on a true story?
It was made into a film in 1958, directed by John Guillermin, from a screenplay adapted by Bryan Forbes. It tells the story of Operation Copperhead: James had an uncanny resemblance to General Montgomery in real life, and he was used to impersonate Montgomery to confuse the Germans during the Second World War.
Was Monty a bad general?
There are likely few serious students of military history who would say that Montgomery was the best general the British had in WW2. (Slim usually gets the nod). However, he was successful, there is no denying it. Unfortunately, he had a significant ego problem, and managed to piss off the Americans in spades.
Was Uncle Sam real?
Uncle Sam was supposedly based on a real person, Sam Wilson, a businessman during the War of 1812. Uncle Sam was officially adopted as a national symbol of the United States of America in 1950.
Who was Monty in World War 2?
Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery
Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery was one of the most prominent and successful British commanders of the Second World War (1939-45). Known as ‘Monty’, he notably commanded the Allies against General Erwin Rommel in North Africa, and in the invasions of Italy and Normandy.