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Field-Marshal Auchinleck

a biography of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck...
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Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck is a study not only of the individual but also of how the British Army, Indian Army and the Empire were transformed during his long military career.

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Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck is a study not only of the individual but also of how the British Army, Indian Army and the Empire were transformed during his long military career.

Auchinleck was commissioned into the Indian Army from and served with distinction against the Turks in Egypt and the Mesopotamian campaign, earning a DSO. Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck was born in India and raised in conditions of near poverty.

Yet his talent ensured his career flourished despite his Indian Army background and he was the first Commander of 8th Army in North Africa. Despite great political interference, he stopped Rommel&rsquo Pages: Auchinleck threatened a lawsuit, so the second edition had to carry an erratum notice.

And his report of his marriage, and how it came about, is totally sanitised. But if all’s fair in love and war, then of course he is doubly licensed to lie his head off. Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck is a study not only of the individual but also of how the British Army, Indian Army and the Empire were transformed during his long military career.

Auchinleck was commissioned into the Indian Army from and served with distinction against the Turks in Egypt and the Mesopotamian campaign, earning a ed on: Aug   The military career is covered in some detail with a good set of notes for the serious reader.

The book runs to pages and is arranged in ten chapters with some good quality photographs.

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Despite great political interference, he stopped Rommel's Afrika Corps at 1st Alamein only to be sacked by Churchill. Auchinleck book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A biography of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck written with privileged acce /5(3).

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Book Reviewer. 15 Oct #1 Despite a long military career and achieving Field Marshal’s rank Auchinleck has attracted few biographers. John Connell and more recently, Philip Warner come to mind. Barrie Pitt examined the Western Desert command as did Hart – Davis some decades ago.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 4. Auchinleck had two tenures as C-in-C, India; a brief one of a few months in and a much longer second that lasted from (when he was dismissed as C-in-C Middle East Command), till Independence.

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[Alexander Greenwood]. General (later Field Marshall) Sir Claude Auchinleck (see the link for a comprehensive career outline) is one of the most interesting generals of the Second World War. Many of his devotees would claim he is one of the most under-rated.

But he is an excellent example of why it is difficult to assume that just because a general is good at one level, he can also be good at another.

Auchinleck. A biography of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck by John Connell and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Those who seek to relate Auchinleck's career to the wider historiography of the Second World War and of the Partition of India are best advised to start with the three biographies of him, all written from a sympathetic perspective.

Auchinleck: A Biography of Field- Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck (London: Cassell, ) by John. It was on New Year’s Day of that the nation got to know that the architect of India ’s greatest military victory in centuries had been elevated to the rank of field marshal.

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Only a couple of months earlier, the then defence minister had told the press at Chennai that India would not have a field marshal or a five-star general. Field Marshal Auchinleck by Alexander Greenwood; J.

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Solihul, ) shows that a total of 16, troops passed through Force G, and that it suffered about fatal casualties, listed in his book by name. The book is based on numerous personal interviews with the survivors who who had intimate knowledge of the Field Marshal.

Tremendous contributions were made by Rommel's wife, and personal friends. What's more, the author was a senior officer in the 8th Army and had fought against the Afrika s: Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The military papers,of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck: A calendar and index (Bulletin.

The desert generals by Correlli Barnett (Book); Auchinleck, the lonely soldier by Philip Warner (Book); Auchinleck, a biography of Field-Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck by John Connell (Book).The First Battle of El Alamein (1–27 July ) was a battle of the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War, fought in Egypt between Axis forces (Germany and Italy) of the Panzer Army Africa (Panzerarmee Afrika) (which included the Afrika Korps under Field Marshal (Generalfeldmarschall) Erwin Rommel) and Allied (British Imperial and Commonwealth) forces (Britain, British India.PPSC Assistant In Punjab Police Department Solved Past Papers 1.

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