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Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim

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Masterly biography of the 'greatest commander of the 20th century'. Field Marshal Slim is less well known than other Second World War generals, but is now widely regarded as the best. To the men under his command he was 'Uncle Bill', probably the most respected and loved military leader since the Duke of Marlborough. Born into an impoverished family in Bristol in 1891 and brought up in the Black Country, he was commissioned as a temporary Second Lieutenant on the outbreak of the First World War. Twice seriously wounded, in ...

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Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim
2014, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9781780220826

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Uncle Bill: The Authorised Biography of Field Marshal Viscount Slim
2013, Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London

ISBN-13: 9780297865841

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