September 7, 2014

Sir Oliver Leese

Lieutenant-General Oliver Leese ride on a captured Panther tank
1. Lieutenant General Oliver Leese and other officers ride on a captured Panther, 
during a display of enemy equipment on June 2, 1944 in Italy.


King George VI knights Sir Oliver Leese
2. King George VI knights Sir Oliver Leese in the field, 26 July 1944.

General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson with Lt General Sir Oliver Leese
3. General Sir Henry Maitland Wilson Supreme Allied Commander Mediterranean Theatre
discusses the situation with Lieutenant General Oliver at Eighth Army Battle Headquarters
in the Mignano area of South Italy.


Photos attribution
1. Menzies (Sgt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
2. Tanner (Capt), No 2 Army Film & Photographic Unit, via Wikimedia Commons
3. Tanner (Capt), War Office official photographer, via Wikimedia Commons