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Montgomery, whose ambivalence toward Eisenhower’s generalship would only intensify, offered private complaints as well as praise: “When it comes to war,” he told a colleague, “Ike doesn’t know the difference between Christmas and Easter.”

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    Christmas and Easter are completely different holidays.....so when Montgomery stated that "when it comes to war", he is implying that Ike fights all wars the same way ("doesn’t know the difference between Christmas and Easter"), when in reality each war completely different and needs to be fought differently. He is basically criticizing his abilities to lead.

    You always have to look at the previous sentence for a clue. “When it comes to war,” he told a colleague, “Ike doesn’t know the difference between Christmas and Easter.”
    This means that Montgomery thought that General Ike Eisenhower did not know much about leading men in war time.

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