[stil-wel, -wuh l]
- Joseph W.Vinegar Joe, 1883–1946, U.S. general.
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Lyle and Stilwell were men of parts; good men of whom to make examples.When the West Was Young
Frederick R. Bechdolt
"You forgot about our cattle, Mother," Stilwell chided, ignoring Morgan's request.
Now Stilwell himself was beginning to show the pistol itch in his palm.
"He's here, honey," Mrs. Stilwell told her, consoling her like a hurt child.
Yet he remained in the background as Stilwell and Fred crowded to the door.
- Joseph W (arren), known as Vinegar Joe. 1883–1946, US general, who was (1941–44) Chiang Kai-shek's chief of staff and commander of all US forces in China, Burma (Myanmar), and India