WINSTON CHURCHILL EIGHTH ARMY HEADQUARTERS ITALY 26 AUGUST 1944 (TR 2272) Object description The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Winston Churchill, MP, with the Commander of the Eighth Army, Lieutenant General Sir Oliver Leese (left) and the Supreme Allied Commander in the Mediterranean, General Sir Harold Alexander at the headquarters of General Leese near Monte Maggio. A caravan is partly visible in the background.
8. Urho Kaleva Kekkonen b.. 03.09.1900 Pielavesi d. 31.08. 1986, Helsinki, the eighth president of Finland 1956-1981. Elected as president by electoral college in 1956 and re-elected in 1962, 1968 and 1978. In 1973, the term that started in 1968 was extended by four years by means of an emergency law. Resigned in 1981 owing to poor health, whereupon Prime Minister Mauno Koivisto became acting president. Served in Finnish civil war.
Sidney Patrick Crosby, born August 7,1987 is captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins. He proudly represents Canada in this year's 2014 Olympics. He also secured Canada’s record 14th gold medal of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games, and the nation’s eighth Olympic gold in men’s hockey with his " Golden Goal" game winner. @Miss Shiller
Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (17 November 1887 – 24 March 1976), nicknamed "Monty" and the "Spartan General", was a British Army officer. He saw action in the First World War, where he was seriously wounded. During the Second World War he commanded the Eighth Army from August 1942 in the Western Desert until the final Allied victory in Tunisia. This command included the Battle of El Alamein, a turning point in the Western Desert Campaign. He subsequently commanded the Eighth Army in…