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Wavell in the Middle East.

H. Rowan-Robinson

Wavell in the Middle East.

by H. Rowan-Robinson

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Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wavell, Archibald Percival Wavell, -- Earl of, -- 1883-1950.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Balkan Peninsula

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA69.3 W37 R58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15141965M

    One of Wavell’s most important acts at this time was bringing General William Slim from the Middle East to assist with the retreat. In order to wrest the initiative from the Japanese, Wavell ordered the Eastern Army in India to attack the Arakan in September Rowan-Robinson, H. , Wavell in the Middle East / by H. Rowan-Robinson Hutchinson London ; Melbourne Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

    The Wavell Room. 2, likes talking about this. is a blog site established to provide a platform for contemporary British Military thinking. Debate and discussion continues here.5/5(7).   Wavell was liked by the rank and file because all the time he was in command in the Middle East they were having a great time. Although work on the base set up in the Middle East was being made throughout Wavell’s time in command it was only being done on a piece time : Nigel Davies.

    I was teaching English in the Middle East when I discovered a book of poems by Simon Armitage, a brilliant British poet. What struck me the most was how the poems made you look at ordinary, everyday things like you were seeing them for the first time; and for a moment I was a child again, caught up in the feeling that everything was intensely. The Mediterranean and Middle East: The Early Successes Against Italy, to May History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military Series. I. Uckfield, UK: Naval & Military Press. ISBN Raugh, Harold E., Jr. (). Wavell in the Middle East, – A Study in Generalship. University of Oklahoma Press. ISBN


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Secondly, Wavell's accomplishments in the Middle East during the 'lean years' of the Second World War have been overshadowed by those of later generals who possessed a marked superiority of manpower, weapons, vehicles, and logistical resupply capabilities– as well as the all-important factor of unrestrained political support.5/5(4).

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Wavell Writes ; Wavell Writes ; Contact. Getting In Touch; Submissions. (shelved 1 time as middle-east-wars) avg rating — 11, ratings — published This book deals with Wavell's performance as the British commander-in-chief in the Middle East from to Despite his charisma, his brilliant use of unorthodox tactics, and his successes during World War II, Wavell has languished in historical obscurity, overshadowed by those who came later and benefited from the foundations he laid.

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Raugh. I must admit that I, too, am guilty of the neglect of this World War II general. I first learned of Wavell when I was a student in high school in the early s. Lee "Wavell in the Middle East, – A Study in Generalship" por Harold E. Raugh Jr. disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

This masterly study of generalship covers two years of intense operational activity during which Field Marshal Wavell, a Brand: University of Oklahoma Press.

Written by an English author who served under Wavell, this first volume of a biographical study of ""one of the greatest soldiers and noblest characters of his age"" ends in June,when General Auchinleck replaced him as Commander-in-Chief of the Middle East.

The book, which includes many excerpts from Wavell's terse and humorous personal and official papers, has also a strong. This book, a reprint of the original hardcover edition printed in the UK inis a detailed analysis of the effectiveness of the command of Field-Marshal Archie Wavell during his time as Commander in Chief of the Middle East, Author: Chris Buckham.

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Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell GCB GCSI GCIE CMG MC PC () was a distinguished senior commander in the British Army, serving in the Second Boer War, the Bazar Valley Campaign, the Great War, World War II and as Viceroy of India until his retirement in.

THE GREAT MIDDLE EAST GAME, AND STILL NO WINNER Date: AugSunday, Late Edition - Final Section 7; Page 3, Column 1; Book Review Desk Byline: By WM. ROGER LOUIS; Wm. Roger Louis is the Kerr Professor of English History and Culture at the University of Texas, Austin, and is a fellow of St.

Antony's College, Oxford. Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell was a senior commander in the British Army. He served in the Second Boer War, the Bazar Valley Campaign and the Great War as well as the Second World War, initially as Commander-in-Chief Middle : History.

Wavell State High School opened on 27 January under the leadership of the founding Principal, C.E. Anstey.

As the suburb of the school, Wavell Heights, which was named inWavell State High School was named after Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (5 May – 24 May ), a Commander-in-Chief of British and Dominion Forces in the Middle East from Type: Public, secondary.