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SLIM: The Standard Bearer Paperback – April 21, 2009. The book does a nice job, on the one hand, describing his "comeback" in Burma. However, the book is not very well written and there is a paucity of maps to help the reader make sense of his campaigns.
SLIM: The Standard Bearer Paperback – April 21, 2009. by. Ronald Lewin (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. And, sometimes, the text becomes confusing with its enumeration of units and oddities like a discussion of General Wingate;s death-followed by many pages about the tense relations between him and Slim.
Willim J. Slim was a somewhat unlikely major figure in World War II. He came from a less than grand background, his father being unsuccessful in his business career. As a result, Slim went into the British military. In World War I, he survived the ghastly Gallipoli campaign and then served in what is now Iraq. After that, service in the Indian Army.
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This portrait is matched in a brilliant biography by Ronald Lewin. It documents the life of William Slim in the two World Wars, the inter-war years he spent in India and time spent in Burma, as leader of the 14th Army, where he was known as Uncle Bill to his soldiers. Born into a Bristolian family, Field Marshal the Viscount Slim (1891-1970) was blessed with none of the advantages of wealth and social position that eased the progress of many army officers.
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Slim, the Standard Bearer : A Biography of Field-Marshall the Viscount Slim. All of this, and many who read about World War II have never heard of hi. lim was born the son of an unsuccessful businessman from Birmingham. His father sold wholesale hardware, and went bankrupt when Slim was in his teens, prompting the young man to look for a job that would afford him a paycheck for little outlay.
Slim, the standardbearer: a biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (1976), ISBN 9780850522181.
Lewin did not begin writing books until the age of 54. He wrote nine books during his lifetime and was working on a one-volume history of World War II at the time of his death. Slim, the standardbearer: a biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC (1976), ISBN 9780850522181. The life and death of the Afrika Korps (1977)
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Fast download ebook Slim: The Standardbearer for PC - Free Books Online. Book description: Publisher: Combined Publishing. Date: September 1999. Identifiers: ISBN 10: 184022214X ISBN 13: 9781840222142. This book describes the following items
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