Wavell

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  • Short of men, Wavell needed all of the local support he could find.
  • Wavell was working as a staff officer when the First World War began.
  • He had no heirs so his death meant the end of the Wavell line.
  • Wavell won the seat with a comfortable majority over the second-placed Labour candidate.
  • He was ordered by Wavell not to advance north until the co-operation of the local tribes was fully assured.
  • Wavell was shot and killed in the first contact of a 10-hour battle.
  • Wavell had lost an arm during World War Two.
  • Thus, Wavell concluded, if the army and the police "failed" Britain would be forced to go.
  • Wavell intended that the two brigades would operate with one engaged on operations while the other trained and prepared for the next operation.
  • Wavell's advance had by-passed a number of Italian garrisons further south in the deep desert.
  • His mother was the widow of Thomas Wavell, second of council at Fort St George.
  • It had been generally believed that he was pushed into the Greek campaign, but recent writers believe that Wavell approved of it.
  • Wavell reported that "Blamey has shown himself a fine fighting commander in these operations and fitted for high command."
  • It was Wavell's Middle East Command which was responsible for the loss of the colony.
  • Wavell had met Wingate during their service in Palestine and selected him for the job.
  • Lord Wavell, the second last viceroy of India appreciated his help in the war efforts of the country.
  • Wavell was given a number of assignments between the wars, though like many officers he had to accept a reduction in rank.
  • It is said that these armored cars became 'the eyes and ears of Wavell'.
  • It is said that these armoured cars became "the eyes and ears of Wavell".
  • Wavell needed time to get the new equipment conditioned for the desert, and the new men needed to be trained in desert combat.
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Meaning of Wavell

  • noun British field marshal in north africa in world war ii; he defeated the italians before being defeated by the germans (1883-1950)