Orde Wingate

Orde Wingate : Irregular Officer

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This controversial biography is based on previously unseen sources, including those of the Special Operations Executive which Wingate joined in 1940. It traces his development as a soldier and guerrilla leader in Palestine and Europe, and shows his strcit religious upbringing had a lasting effect on his military career.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 158 x 230 x 34mm | 619.99g
  • Weidenfeld & Nicolson History
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 16pp b&w illustratio
  • 0753802228
  • 9780753802229

About Trevor Royle

Trevor Royle is a broadcaster and author specialising in the history of war and empire with a score of books to his credit. His most recent book, Civil War: The Wars of the Three Kingdoms 1638-1660 (Little, Brown), is a revisionist history of the English Civil War and has received excellent reviews. He is also the author of Crimea: The Great Crimean War 1854-1856 and a highly praised biography of the controversial Chindit leader Major-General Orde Wingate. As a journalist he is an associate editor of the Sunday Herald and is also a regular commentator on defence matters and international affairs for the BBC. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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