Monash is widely acknowledged, even by British military historians, as being the outstanding allied commander of WWI.
This was achieved despite the considerable discrimination that existed because of his Jewish and German heritage.
There is now a push to get the Australian government to grant him posthumously, the title of Field Marshal.
Below you will find:
- Saluting Monash Council video
- the Saluting Monash website where you will find the background story and where you can sign the petition.
- My re-post from October 2014
To watch the video on YouTube, go to https://youtu.be/6vYQBX6xF3o