Vinegar Joe Stilwell

noun
United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general

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  • Vinegar Joe (General) — General Joseph Stilwell (1943) Joseph Warren Stilwell (* 19. März 1883 in Palatka, Florida; † 12. Oktober 1946 in San Francisco), genannt Vinegar Joe (dt. „Essig Joe“) oder Uncle Joe (dt. „Onkel Joe“), war ein US amerikanischer General. Er… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Stilwell — noun United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883 1946) • Syn: ↑Joseph Warren Stilwell, ↑Vinegar Joe Stilwell, ↑Uncle Joe • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stilwell, General Joseph — 1883–1946    Stilwell served as CHIANG Kai shek’s Chief of Staff from 1942–44 and commanded Chinese and American forces in Burma. Stilwell had a long experience of the Far East, having served as military attaché to the US Embassy at Peking from… …   Who’s Who in World War Two

  • Stilwell,Joseph Warren — Stil·well (stĭlʹwĕl , wəl), Joseph Warren. Known as “Vinegar Joe” or “Uncle Joe.” 1883 1946. American army officer who commanded Allied forces in China, Burma, and India during World War II. * * * …   Universalium

  • Stilwell — /stil wel, weuhl/, n. Joseph W. ( Vinegar Joe ), 1883 1946, U.S. general. * * * …   Universalium

  • Stilwell — Stil•well [[t]ˈstɪl wɛl, wəl[/t]] n. big Joseph W. (“Vinegar Joe”), 1883–1946, U.S. general …   From formal English to slang

  • Joseph Stilwell — General Joseph Stilwell (1943) Joseph Warren Stilwell (* 19. März 1883 in Palatka, Florida; † 12. Oktober 1946 in San Francisco), genannt Vinegar Joe (dt. „Essig Joe“) oder Uncle Joe (dt. „Onkel Joe“), war ein US amerikanischer General. Im… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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