As a U.S. Army draftee, Iâ€™d been assigned to "SHAPE Headquarters":http://www.nato.int/shape/ in the autumn of 1957, serving as chauffeur for Air Vice Marshal Hector McGregor of the Royal Air Force. The hours were long, but he considered my needs and respected my service. I enjoyed the privilege of meeting famous generals and even a United States presidentâ€”Dwight Eisenhower. I knew several general officers and enjoyed a mutual respect with some. One notable exception was "Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery":http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bernard_Montgomery.
Each evening about 5:00, Montgomery strutted from the Chief of Staffâ€™s entrance to his waiting limousine. His driver opened the rear Read more