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Alan Gordon Cunningham (1887 - 1983)

Gen. Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham
Born in Dublin, County Dublin, Irelandmap
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Died at age 95 in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, United Kingdommap
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General Sir Alan Gordon Cunningham GCMG, KCB, DSO, MC (1 May 1887 – 30 January 1983) was a senior officer of the British Army noted for his victories over Italian forces in the East African Campaign during World War II. Later he served as the seventh and last High Commissioner of Palestine. He was the younger brother of Admiral of the Fleet Lord Cunningham of Hyndhope.


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