[stil-wel, -wuh l]
- Joseph W.Vinegar Joe, 1883–1946, U.S. general.
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- 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
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