Last month, we asked you to think of something appropriately witty for this image from our feature on the Battle of Tunis, 1943, published in the October issue of Military History Monthly. We are delighted to announce the winners.

WINNER

‘Unfortunately for those down below, the Field Marshal had decided to go Half Monty that day.’ – Arthur Armstrong

RUNNER-UP

‘Monty’s steely gaze would later inspire The Who to record their hit single, I Can See For Miles.’ – Christopher Warner

‘No Simpkins, a lesser crested Grebe, definitely…’ – Simon Fielding

 



10 Comments

  1. Les Quilter
    September 11, 2018 @ 11:06 pm

    Following breakfast the field marshal felt like the full monty!

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  2. George Simpson
    September 12, 2018 @ 9:15 am

    Monty will you get out of the way I can’t see.

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  3. Simon Fielding
    September 18, 2018 @ 4:01 pm

    “No Simpkins, a lesser crested Grebe, definitely…”

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  4. keith alfred scrivener
    September 19, 2018 @ 3:59 pm

    Surely we British can’t win the Battle of Tunis with Monty’s neck covered in Dandruff?

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  5. Les Quilter
    September 19, 2018 @ 10:33 pm

    Sand, sand, nothing but sand. Jenkins, pass me a sandwich!

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  6. Arthur Armstrong
    September 21, 2018 @ 9:05 am

    Unfortunately for those down below, the Field Marshal had decided to go Half Monty that day.

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  7. Benjamin Dunk
    September 21, 2018 @ 9:11 am

    After years of searching, they had finally spotted the rarest thing of all. An amicable solution to Brexit.

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  8. Les Quilter
    October 2, 2018 @ 11:17 pm

    “I’m sorry, but I had to stand on your shoulders!”

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  9. Christopher Warner
    October 4, 2018 @ 9:35 pm

    Monty’s steely gaze would later inspire The Who to record their hit single, “I Can See For Miles.”

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  10. Marc Neal
    October 6, 2018 @ 7:43 pm

    nah, that’s definitely M. E. Clifton James… but let me have a closer look to make sure.

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