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Field Marshal Bill Slim

Episode 7 of 9

Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris. General Mike Jackson, former Head of the British Army, nominates Field Marshal Bill Slim, leader of the WW2 Burma Campaign.

Series of biographical discussions with Matthew Parris.

General Sir Mike Jackson, former Head of the British Army, nominates Field Marshal Bill Slim, leader of the Burma Campaign. Military historian Julian Thompson lends weight to the argument that Slim, less well known today than other Second World War Generals, was perhaps the greatest commander of the 20th century.

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