Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47.
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On the 15th General Wavell's brigade was detached, and at midday started to march upon Jacobsdaal.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
Early one morning, while the air was yet fresh and cool, General Wavell took me round with him on his hospital inspection.The Relief of Mafeking | Filson Young
At the feet of Wavell she poured forth a torrent of impassioned speech.
So Wavell had fought against them, helping the Arabs, whom he liked.
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Archibald (Percival), 1st Earl. 1883–1950, British field marshal. During World War II he was commander in chief in the Middle East (1939–41), defeating the Italians in N Africa. He was commander in chief in India (1941–43) and viceroy of India (1943–47)
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