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CHURCHILL, Sir Winston Spencer (1874-1965).
Printed programme for the El Alamein anniversary celebrations at the Albert Hall on 23 October 194v, signed by both Churchill and Montgomery. Overall size 235 x 200 mm (ca 9 x 8 inches), cover worn along the spine and crudely 'repaired' with adhesive tape, the signatures inside the cover on a blank page with only a few small stains.
The evening's entertainment comprised various musical selections, an address of welcome from Montgomery and speeches by both Montgomery and Churchill. A 'personal message' from Montgomery on the eve of the Battle of Alamein is reprinted on the first page and the words of the various items of community singing appear at the end.
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