What American General was given the nickname ‘the Monster’?

Answer: General Jacob Hurd Smith. He was given the name after ordering an aggressive revenge attack on enemy Filipinos during the Philippine-American War between 1899 and 1902. His other nickname, ‘Hell Roaring Jake’, was not much more flattering.

Source: Benevolent Assimilation – The American Conquest of the Philippines, 1899-1903, by Stuart Creighton Miller

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