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Orde Wingate

Trevor Royle

Orde Wingate

irregular soldier

by Trevor Royle

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Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Burma.
    • Subjects:
    • Wingate, Orde Charles, 1903-1944.,
    • Great Britain. Army. South-East Asia Command. Special Force -- Biography.,
    • Soldiers -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [331]-341) and index.

      StatementTrevor Royle.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA69.3.W525 R69 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 355 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages355
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL927212M
      ISBN 100297815350
      LC Control Number95226609
      OCLC/WorldCa32699784

        Orde Wingate: a Man of Genius, by Trevor Royle, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(44). Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command.

      woman of valor was Lorna Wingate. She was the widow of the legendary British army officer Orde Wingate. Called Ha-Yedid (‘The Friend’) by Israel’s founding gen-eration, Orde Wingate had helped shape the self-defense organization of Jewish farmers in pre-independence Israel into the first Israelite army since the time of Maccabees. Orde Wingate is one of the forgotten heroes of WWII, and Colin's book celebrates him and his expeditions in grand style. Books Monthly This title as part of the Images at War series offers an unusual look at the men who fought as part of the Chindits and the conditions that they faced to a Price: £

        Read "Orde Wingate A Man of Genius, –" by Trevor Royle available from Rakuten Kobo. Winston Churchill described Wingate as a man of genius who might well have become a man of destiny. Tragically, he died Brand: Pen & Sword Books. Book description Major General Orde Wingate (–44) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, due to his idiosynchratic leadership style, which led some to question his sanity, and his fiercely pro-Zionist : Simon Anglim.


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The book pays attention to Wingate's foibles and eccentricities as well as his brilliance in developing special operations tactics and forces that have been Cited by: 6.

Kibbutz Ein Harod’s Shturman Museum includes Orde Wingate’s Bible and excerpts from the Book of Judges, which tells of Wingate’s hero, Gideon. (Hillel Kuttler, JTA) Another of Wingate’s. 'Orde Wingate was one of the most thrilling, controversial, and enigmatic figures of World War II.

Incomparable leader of men, he was also an eccentric, a mystic, a constant rebel against authority, a man who roused anger and undying enmity in some and unstinted admiration and support in others.' (from the dust jacket)4/5.

Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius quotes Churchill in the subtitle to guide a biography of an expert in unconventional warfare, cut down before his time in a plane crash in This book is best when it describes the conformist weirdness of the interwar British Army, and Wingate's quixotic crusade to be an Individual in this environment/5.

Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck. Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command.

He was a maverick and misfit, and he held to the. Wingate was a successful Army officer (see book "Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius " by Trevor Royle). He was successful in the Abyssinia campaign and in Burma. "He also trained in the art of guerrilla warfare in the Sudan and the Abyssinia campaign many.

Orde Wingate: Unconventional Warrior. K likes. A new look at the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, based Followers: K.

Orde Wingate Book Review. Major-General Orde Charles Wingate, DSO, & Two Bars has been the subject of a lot of ink since his B came down in an electrical storm seventy years ago on 24 th March He is best remembered for his leadership of the Chindits, the long range force he led on two major penetrations deep into the Burmese jungle to attack the Japanese.

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Orde Wingate. London, Collins, (OCoLC) Named Person: Orde Charles Wingate; Orde Charles Wingate: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Sykes; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of.

Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius, – (Phoenix Giants Ser.) View larger image. By: Trevor Royle. Sign Up Now. His latest book is The Road to Bosworth, a study of the War of the Roses. He is a columnist for the Sunday Herald and is an Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh Universitys School of History.

He was born in India in Get this from a library. Orde Wingate: a biography. [Christopher Sykes] -- 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.

Remembering Maj. Gen. Orde Wingate, of blessed memory: “A Christian Warrior for Zion,” “Father of the IDF, “The Friend(HaYadid).” In the Memorial Service, Yeshurun Synagogue Jerusalem. Reknowned for originating Chindit guerilla warfare raiding during World War II in Burma, the maverick Orde Wingate () served across Africa and the Middle East before finding fame in southeast Asia.

He started out by attending Charterhouse public school and then the Woolwich military Brand: Bloomsbury USA. Charles Orde Wingate. Friend of Israel. Israel is a nation in need of friends. But, understandably, after centuries of rejection, abandonment, and betrayal, the Jews are somewhat hesitant about whom they call a friend.

Major General Orde Wingate (–) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, and perhaps of the last hundred years.

Anglim's biography fills a significant void in the literature, making extensive use of Wingate's papers to place him firmly in the context of the British army of the time. This book while it can be long winded in places, thoroughly explores the psyche and motivations of this great character.

Published in it was the first real biography of Orde Wingate and an instrumental resource on compilation of subsequent biographies/5(6). First to Dare: Orde Wingate's Special Night Squads.

Book January The book "First to Dare" tells the story of the Special Night Squads, a British counter-insurgency unit. LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ORDE WINGATE, who has died a was the only son of Major-General Orde Wingate, the wartime leader of the Chindits; his life was spent in the daunting shadow of his father's.

Orde Wingate rose to fame by creating the Chindits in Burma in He is an extremely important figure in military history, and deserves just as much attention as Alanbrooke, Montgomery, and Auchinleck.

Unlike them, however, he always operated outside the accepted etiquette and the formal chain of command.4/5(9)."Orde Wingate: A Man of Genius, " provides a balanced, detailed portrait of one of the most overlooked, but influential figures in 20th Century military innovation and doctrine.

The book pays attention to Wingate's foibles and eccentricities as well as his brilliance in developing special operations tactics and forces that have been /5(26).Orde Wingate A Man of Genius, – by Trevor Royle. ebook. Sign up to save your library.

His latest book is The Road to Bosworth, a study of the War of the Roses. He is a columnist for the Sunday Herald and is an Honorary Fellow at Edinburgh University's School of History.

He was born in India in