Who was the British commander in north America?
Canadian Field Marshal Harold Alexander who was also the Governor General of Canada. He led and fought in these battles
- Battle of Dunkirk
- North African Campaign
- Battle of Tunisia
- Allied invasion of Italy
British North America Yes, it was called British North America. This was to designate where we now call Canada. It was called British North America because the British had control over hear and it was to the North of America (It still is). The Acadians If you are wondering about the Acadians they lived in where we now call Atlantic Canada but they call Acadia. The Acadians were French Immigrants/Settlers.
Maj. Gen. George S. Patton was the American commander in North Africa, The British Commander was Lt. Gen. Sir Bernard L. Montgomery, America only joined near the end of the offensive in late 1942, when the German/Italian forces were already being forced North west from Egypt to French Morocco, the American Forces then aided the British forces id dealing the final blow to the German divisions in N. Africa
The major leaders in the Revolution are British: General Sir Henry Clinton, Commander in Chief, North America. General William Howe, Commander in Chief, British Forces. General Cornwallis. American: General Washington, Commander in Chief, Continental Army. General Rochambeau, Commander in Chief, French Expeditionary Forces. Major General Lafayette. Major General Nathanael Greene, Commander Continental Army of the South. Major General Benedict Arnold. Major General Horatio Gates.