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(1881–1964), British Army officer who commanded British and Empire troops during the Balkan campaign in April 1941. He was appointed C-in-C Middle East Command in January 1943, and succeeded Eisenhower as Supreme Allied Commander in the Mediterranean in January 1944.


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