Orde Wingate

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Collins, London., 1959. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. . Contents are very clean and bright. The jacket has slight scuffing at the edges. Not price clipped.573 pages with illustrations, maps and index.


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 'Here is a brilliant, thorough and faithful portrait of an exceptional man. Wingate approached the problems of war with a cold and often ruthless idealism, and he could prove a difficult colleague to those who did not like the challenging impact of his personality. Yet he possessed in full measure the qualities which his successive commands demanded: his troops would follow him anywhere and it is no empty rhetoric to say his enemies dreaded his name. His greatness was recognised by the great, and Sir Winston's words provide his finest epitaph. "He has gone, but his spirit lives on....."

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