Bill Slim: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest Commanders Of Histo by Robert LymanBill Slim: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest Commanders Of Histo by Robert Lyman

Bill Slim: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest…

byRobert LymanIllustratorPeter Dennis

Paperback | July 19, 2011

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'Bill' Slim was one of the greatest British generals of World War II. In a career that stretched from 1914 until 1958 Bill Slim's greatest triumphs came in India and Burma in the long war against the Japanese between 1944 and 1945. This new Command title will cover both expeditions extensively. It also explores the legacy of a general that time often forgets. His success in rebuilding the morale and self-confidence of a defeated army remains at the heart of the way the British Army continues to train its soldiers today. He was no theoretical soldier, but in his demonstration of the principles of what is today called 'manoeuvre warfare' he is regarded as one of the finest commanders of the modern age and this book will help illustrate why.
Robert Lyman is the author of one Campaign Series titles: Iraq 1941 (2006). He has also written Slim, Master of War (Constable, 2004), First Victory (Constable, 2006) and The Generals: From Defeat to Victory in Asia, 1941-45 (Constable, 2008), the later of which deals in detail with the man responsible for the Japanese invasion of Indi...
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Title:Bill Slim: The Background, Strategies, Tactics And Battlefield Experiences Of The Greatest…Format:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 9.91 × 7.33 × 0.19 inPublished:July 19, 2011Publisher:Bloomsbury USALanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1849085285

ISBN - 13:9781849085281

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Short, Sweet, Outstanding An excellent summary of one of the great leaders of this century.
Date published: 2012-07-18

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"...a fine account of an exceptional commander ... I highly recommend this book to any student of the CBI or British generals." -Frederick Boucher, AeroScale