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An intelligent and compassionate commander, General W.J Slim was a heroic figure to those he commanded, known affectionately as 'Uncle Bill' to those in his ranks.
The British units in the Far East had virtually been ejected from Burma. In 1943 General W.J Slim trained and deployed his 'forgotten' 14th Army, defeating the Japanese twice and liberating Burma.
Dr Robert Lyman has produced a well-researched and documented book, which continues to be listed as a 'must read' for officer cadets at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst.
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Join best selling author Dr Robert Lyman, together with James Holland on the 5th August, as part of the National Army Museum's VJ75 Never Forgotten series - War in Burma. Full event details can be found on the National Army Museum's What's On listings.