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Slim, William Joseph Slim Viscount 1891-1970

Overview
Works: 100 works in 297 publications in 4 languages and 4,456 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Personal narratives‡vEnglish  Biography  Personal narratives  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Speaker
Classifications: D767.6, 940.5425
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Defeat into victory by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

79 editions published between 1956 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Field Marshall William Slim stands alongside Montgomery as the outstanding British Field commander of the Second World War. "Defeat into victory" is his classic account of the Burma campaign : a story of retreat, attrition and a final hard fought victory over the Japanese. Told by a commander always at the centre of events, this is a narrative that captures both the high drama and the harsh reality of war."--Back cover
Unofficial history by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

37 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reminiscences of smaller battles and campaigns which have punctuated Sir William Slim's distinguished military career in and between the two great wars
Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945 ; with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr. by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Field Marshal Viscount Slim (1891-1970) led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser-known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma. The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published in 1956, was an immediate sensation selling 20,000 copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr."--GoodReads.com
Courage and other broadcasts by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

3 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elephant Bill by J. H Williams( Book )

6 editions published between 1950 and 1963 in French and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lt.-Col. Williams' adventures in Burma, living and working with elephants and their riders in the great teak forests
Defeat into victory : an abridged edition by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

2 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945 by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Field Marshal Viscount Slim 1891-1970 led shattered British forces from Burma to India in one of the lesser known but more nightmarish retreats of World War II. He then restored his army's fighting capabilities and morale with virtually no support from home and counterattacked. His army's slaughter of Japanese troops ultimately liberated India and Burma. The first edition of Defeat Into Victory, published in 1956, was an immediate sensation selling 20,000 copies within a few days. This is an updated version with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr
Leadership in management : the fourth William Queale memorial lecture by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership; an address by His Excellency the Governor-general ... to members of the Sydney Division, Australian Institute of Management ... November 25th, 1953 by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership : an address to members of the Sydney division, Australian Institute of Management, on Wednesday, November 25th, 1953 by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defeat into victory, etc. [An account of the Burma campaign. With a portrait and maps.] by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campaign of the fourteenth army, 1943/44-1944/45 by Great Britain( Book )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defeat into victory. With 21 maps by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Campaign of the Fourteenth Army 1943-1944 by Great Britain( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Correspondence by William Joseph Slim Slim( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letters of Viscount Slim to Sir Daryl Lindsay, 26 December 1955-27 January 1969, and from Lady Slim, also to Sir Daryl, 6 August 1959-6 March 1966
Unoffical history by William Joseph Slim Slim( Book )

1 edition published in 1959 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Legacy speech by William Joseph Slim Slim( Recording )

in Undetermined and English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Unofficial history by William Joseph Slim Slim( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945 ; with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr.Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945
Alternative Names
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Слим, Уильям

ויליאם סלים

وليم سليم

विलियम स्लिम, प्रथम वाइकाउण्ट स्लिम

စလင်း ဆာဝီလျံ၊ ဂျေ

ウィリアム・スリム

威廉·斯利姆,第一代斯利姆子爵

Languages
English (208)

French (3)

Burmese (2)

German (1)

Covers
Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945 ; with a new introduction by David W. Hogan Jr.Defeat into victory : battling Japan in Burma and India, 1942-1945Slim, master of war : Burma and the birth of modern warfareUnofficial historyThe unforgettable army : Slim's XIVth Army in BurmaEnd game Burma 1945 : Slim's masterstroke, Meikila 1945Bill Slim : leadership, strategy, conflict