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Orde Wingate : a biography

Author: Christopher Sykes
Publisher: Cleveland, Ohio : World Pub. Co., 1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This biography deals with the British officer in World War II who organized special patrols against the Arab terrorists and became devoted to the cause of Zionism.
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Sykes, Christopher, 1907-1986.
Orde Wingate, a biography.
Cleveland, World Pub. Co. [1959]
(OCoLC)654274996
Named Person: Orde Charles Wingate; Orde Charles Wingate
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Sykes
OCLC Number: 356136
Description: 575 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Contents: Birth and ancestry --
Early years --
Discoveries --
Portents --
Marriage, Bulford, Sheffield --
Discoveries in Palestine --
The sword of Gideon --
Politics and the sword sharpened --
Fortune and men's eyes --
Recovery into the doldrums --
Vocation to Ethiopia --
The campaign opens --
Victory in Ethiopia --
Disaster and a return to life --
Rescue --
Opportunity in defeat --
The Chindwin --
The Irrawaddy --
Fame and the Chindits --
Harvesting in bad weather --
Mounting the operation --
The second Chindit expedition --
The end.
Responsibility: Christopher Sykes.

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This biography deals with the British officer in World War II who organized special patrols against the Arab terrorists and became devoted to the cause of Zionism.

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