Archibald Percival Wavell

noun
British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
Syn: ↑Wavell, ↑First Earl Wavell
Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑field marshal

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  • Archibald Percival Wavell — Archibald Wavell Archibald Wavell Naissance 5 mai 1883 Décès 25 mai 1950 (à 77 ans) Origine …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Archibald Percival Wavell — ➡ Wavell * * * …   Universalium

  • Wavell (de Eritrea y de Winchester), Archibald Percival Wavell, 1er conde — (5 may. 1883, Colchester, Essex, Inglaterra–24 may. 1950, Londres). Oficial del ejército británico. Reconocido como un excelente instructor de tropas, se convirtió en comandante en jefe británico para el Medio Oriente en 1939. En la segunda… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wavell, Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl, Viscount Wavell Of Cyrenaica And Of Winchester, Viscount Keren Of Eritrea And Of Winchester — ▪ British field marshal born May 5, 1883, Colchester, Essex, England died May 24, 1950, London       British field marshal whose victories against the Italians in North Africa during the early part of World War II were offset by his inability to… …   Universalium

  • Wavell (of Eritrea and of Winchester), Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl — born May 5, 1883, Colchester, Essex, Eng. died May 24, 1950, London British army officer. Recognized as an excellent trainer of troops, he became British commander in chief for the Middle East in 1939. In World War II he was noted for his defeat… …   Universalium

  • Wavell,Archibald Percival — Wa·vell (wāʹvəl), Archibald Percival. First Earl Wavell. 1883 1950. British field marshal who routed Italian forces in North Africa (1940 1941) before being defeated by the Germans. As viceroy of India (1943 1947) he sought to prepare India for… …   Universalium

  • Wavell, Archibald Percival, primer conde de — ► (1883 1950) Militar británico. Fue comandante militar desde 1941 y virrey de la India entre 1943 47 …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Archibald Wavell — Archibald Percival Wavell, 1. Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC, PC (* 5. Mai 1883 in Colchester ; † 24. Mai 1950 in London[1]) war ein britischer Feldmarschall und der Oberbefehlshaber der britischen Armee im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Archibald Wavell, 1. Viscount Wavell — Archibald Percival Wavell, 1. Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC, PC (* 5. Mai 1883 in Colchester ; † 24. Mai 1950 in London[1]) war ein britischer Feldmarschall und der Oberbefehlshaber der britischen Armee im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wavell — Archibald Percival Wavell, 1. Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC, PC (* 5. Mai 1883 in Colchester ; † 24. Mai 1950 in London[1]) war ein britischer Feldmarschall und der Oberbefehlshaber der britischen Armee im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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