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  Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis KG GCB, MC, DSO (December 10, 1891 - June 16, 1969) was a British military commander and Field Marshal, notably during World War II as the commander of the 15th Army Group.
Sir Harold Alexander was created Viscount Alexander of Tunis in 1946 for his leadership the North Africa and Italy.
After the war Alexander was Governor General of Canada (1946-1952), and was a popular choice among the Canadian population.
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 AllRefer.com - Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (British And Irish History, ...
Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis, British And Irish History, Biographies
Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis[lef´rik] Pronunciation Key, 1891–1969, British field marshal.
In 1944, Alexander was made field marshal and Allied commander in chief in the Mediterranean.
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 Harold Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Alexander, a senior British army officer in World War Two, saw active service during this war at Dunkirk, the Far East and North Africa.
After this, in 1942, Alexander was given the task of stemming the onslaught of the Japanese in Burma.
In 1952 he was appointed Earl Alexander of Tunis and he served in Winston Churchill’s Conservative cabinet as Minister of Defence from 1952 to 1954.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /harold_alexander.htm   (376 words)

  
 Harold Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Alexander, the third son of the Earl of Caledon, was born in London on 10th December, 1891.
In May 1940, General John Gort gave Alexander the task of planning the rear guard action that enabled the BEF to be evacuated from Dunkirk.
In February 1943 Alexander was given command of the new 18th Army Group and after the North African campaign ended in Tunisia led the 15th Army Group in Sicily (July - August, 1943) and was Supreme Allied Commander in Italy (September, 1943 - May, 1945).
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /2WWalexanderH.htm   (4294 words)

  
 Harold Alexander - Wikipedija, prosta enciklopedija
Grof Harold G. Tuniški Alexander, britanski feldmaršal in politik, * 10.
septembra 1914 je Alexander začel pravo vojaško življenje v jarkih prve svetovne vojne.
Alexander je najbolj znan po svojih dejanjih med drugo svetovno vojno.
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Further, concerning records that discriminates Harold Alexander kept regarding his interim income and search for employment, the General Counsel turned over these documents to the Respondent's counsel during the hearing, and the haring was recessed briefly to permit him to review the records.
Indeed, the judge found it was Alexander's insistence that the musicians be paid wages and fringe benefits in accordance with AF of M scale that was a motivating factor in his discharge.
Alexander's backpay period commenced 30 September 1982 and ended 14 November 1983, the date that the road manager and the last of Respondent's background singers were laid off.
www.nlrb.gov /nlrb/shared_files/decisions/282/282-475.txt   (2823 words)

  
 Field Marshal Harold Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander, was born London, 1891.
August, 1942: Churchill sent Alexander and Montgomery to the Western Desert to inaugurate a new regime.
Alexander took the German unconditional surrender in Italy, 29 April, 1945.
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 Harold Alexander: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Harold Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis (December 10, 1891 - June 16, 1969) was a British military commander and Field Marshal, notably during World War II as the commander of the 15th Army Group.
During World War I he served on the Western Front, he received the Military Cross in 1915 and by 1918 was a brigadier.
After the war Alexander was Governor General of Canada (1946-1952) and in 1952 Winston Churchill made him Minister of Defence.
www.encyclopedian.com /lo/Lord-Alexander.html   (306 words)

  
 Lydia Alexander: Upset about her missing car and furniture, she plans to leave the U.S. to escape a conservator
Alexander said she has not bought any new clothes since 1995 and her garbage disposal has been broken that long, too.
He says Alexander's blood pressure was recently in the 200 range, putting her at risk for a stroke.
Alexander talks to old friends in Germany often as she waits for news from Wayne County Probate Court.
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 Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander Earl of Tunis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander was born in London during 1891, but grew up in a privlidged English-Irish family, spebding most of his early boyhood on the family estate in Ulster.
He was known as Master Harold to servants and later Uncle Harold to nephews and nieces, but as a boy he was called "Tubby" in the family which he did not manage to loose until he began school as a youth and friends began calling him Alex.
Alexander was Governor General of Canada (1946-52), granted the rank of Earl (1952) and becoming the Minister of Defence under Winston Churchill (until 1954).
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 Harold Alexander
Harold Rupert Alexander was educated at Sandhurst, Britain's celebrated military academy.
In World War II, Alexander led the I Corps, and was the last man to leave the beach at Dunkirk.
Alexander went on to command British forces in North Africa, leading them to complete victory.
www.multied.com /Bio/people/alexander.html   (91 words)

  
 Reader's Companion to Military History - - Alexander, Harold   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Alexander served in the Irish Guards on the Western Front in World War I, where he had a most successful combat career.
In 1942, Winston Churchill selected Alexander for command of the Middle East after the disaster at Gazala and the collapse of Tobruk.
In late 1943 Alexander assumed control of the Mediterranean from Eisenhower; he was responsible for the moves that eventually resulted in Rome's liberation in June 1944, but the deliberate disobedience of Mark Clark resulted in the escape of most of the German troops.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/mil/html/mh_001300_alexanderhar.htm   (335 words)

  
 Descendants of John O'Rea - Person Page 122
Evelyn "Sharon" Alexander was the daughter of Henry Harold Alexander and Lena Vaughn Dean.
Vaughn Alexander was the son of Henry Harold Alexander and Lena Vaughn Dean.
Dorothy Alexander was the daughter of Henry Harold Alexander and Lena Vaughn Dean.
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 Infantry Magazine: With Alex at War: From the Irrawaddy to the Po, 1941-1945. . - book review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alexander's mission was to prepare defenses to thwart a possible German invasion of England.
Alexander then commanded the 15th Army Group during the invasion of Sicily, then became commander-in-chief of the polyglot Allied armies in Italy during the difficult advance up the well-defended peninsula.
Clarke's memoirs open a unique window, hitherto closed, on Alexander's generalship, and more importantly, on Alexander the man. The image that emerges is of a man with great inner strength, character, integrity, and concern for the welfare of his soldiers, and a superb fighting soldier.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0IAV/is_1_91/ai_89811402   (636 words)

  
 Jane Grant:Ablaze with Adventure and Verve:Gallery II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alexander Woollcott, drama critic, friend, colleague, and housemate of Jane Grant and Harold Ross, from the window of Grant and Ross's apartment at 412 W. 47th Street in New York city.
Series of photographs taken of Jane Grant and Harold Ross in the courtyard of their brownstone apartment building at 412 W. 47th Street in New York city.
Alexander Woollcott, in the hospital in 1923, told friends he was having a baby, so they sent him this cartoon of congratulations.
libweb.uoregon.edu /speccoll/exhibits/JaneGrant/ablaze/gallery2.html   (509 words)

  
 citizens of the year 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold is a diabetic, so she saw a need to provide food and juice during the long church services.
Harold recalls a time the bean plant called to donate rice that was delivered by mistake.
Harold said he’d be right over in his car to pick it up.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold "Son" Alexander, 72, a lifelong native of Marksville, died Thursday, May 6, 2004 in Christus St. Frances Cabrini Hospital in Alexandria.
Harold worked as a chef and later became a brick mason.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Octova and Elizabeth Alexander; his son, Harold N. Alexander, Jr.
www.thetowntalk.com /html/1EB68048-362E-4315-A98F-5B7840D2DD04.shtml   (109 words)

  
 AGFC Wildlife Management Areas | Harold Alexander/Spring River
The area was first named Spring River WMA because of it’s location and the fact the river runs along part of the area boundary.
The name was changed to Harold E. Alexander WMA in recognition of the Commission’s retiring employee of that name.
Alexander WMA is the largest commission owned area in North Central Arkansas and Wildlife Management District #9.
www.agfc.state.ar.us /wma_lakes/wma_harold_alexander.html   (1213 words)

  
 Harold Alexander, 1r earl Alexander de Túnez   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Sir Harold Alexander era vizconde creado Alexander de Túnez en 1946 para su dirección la África del norte y la Italia.
Señor Alexander también viajó al exterior en los viajes oficiales, visitando a presidente Truman en los Estados Unidos en 1947, y pagando una visita del estado al Brasil en junio de de 1948.
Señor Alexander sirvió como ministro de la defensa hasta 1954, en que punto él se retiró de política.
www.yotor.net /wiki/es/ha/Harold%20Alexander,%201r%20earl%20Alexander%20de%20T%FAnez.htm   (1259 words)

  
 Harold Alexander
Field Marshal Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis and Baron Rideau of Ottawa (December 10 1891 - June 16 1969) was a British military commander and Field Marshal, notably during World War II as the commander of the 15th Army Group.
In December 1946 he was made a Knight of the Garter and was elevated to Earl in 1952.
Lord Alexander returned to England quietly, due to the sudden death of King George VI on February 6, 1952.
www.ukpedia.com /h/harold-alexander.html   (1111 words)

  
 Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alexander, Harold Rupert Leofric George, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis on Encyclopedia.com
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 Cross-dressing restaurant owner faces drug charge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Alexander, wearing wig and skirt, is led from his restaurant by police.
Alexander, 45, who goes by the name LaToisha Alexander and asked police to refer to him as a woman, allegedly sold cocaine several times in the past few days to undercover buyers.
Alexander was scheduled for an initial court appearance this morning.
www.enquirer.com /editions/1999/07/16/loc_cross-dressing.html   (426 words)

  
 Equenden Campaign 2002/3 - Game 2
Alexander's family originally wanted him to be a lawyer, but in his heart, he was always interested in xeno-biology.
Alexander's father gave Alexander the exclusive use of a Safari Ship, which the PC's are currently running around on.
They are working with Alexander's team for the moment, at least till they get to the bottom of who's doing the kidnapping and killing.
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 Caledon, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Harold Rupert Leofric George Alexander was born in London in 1891 the third son of the Earl of Caledon.
Following the war Alexander volunteered to lead the Baltic Landwehr (a brigade of ethnic Germans) against the Red Army during the Russian Civil War.
In 1938 Alexander was given command of the 1st Division and in 1939 served with them in France as part of the BEF.
www.caledon.org.uk /general_alexander.php   (286 words)

  
 alexander - ale71.htm
Wilton Harold Alexander (Merritt Frank, Merritt Frank, John Baptist, Micajah, Daniel D) was born 1 May 1915 in Pickens Co., SC.
Charles Burnis Alexander (Charles Brooks, Eli Burton, John Baptist, Micajah, Daniel D) was born 20 May 1912 in Oconee Co., SC.
James Boyce Alexander (Charles Brooks, Eli Burton, John Baptist, Micajah, Daniel D) was born 25 Jan 1916 in Oconee Co., SC.
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 Field Marshal Harold Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Harold Alexander was appointed to command 1st Division in the British Expeditionary Force, which he handled with great skill during the retreat to Dunkirk; he was subsequently promoted to I COrps and then to command in Burma at the beginning of the disaster there.
Alexander, Montgomery later wrote, was 'the only man under whom...any general...would gladly serve in a subordinate postion' - the fruit of their relationship was born at Alamein.
After the junction of Torch and Western Desert forces in Tunisia, he became deputy to Eisenhower's appointment as SCAEF, succeeded his as Supreme Allied Commander in the Mediterranean.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Absolutely, Positively Alexander   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day was first published in 1972, catapulting a lovable, if peevish, young hero into the world of children's literature.
Since then Alexander has returned in Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday and Alexander, Who's Not (Do you hear me? I mean it!) Going to move, and his position as a classic character in children's literature is assured.
Alexander is everyone's favorite boy, struggling against those obstacles that seem to get in the...
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/0689817738   (780 words)

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