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Orde Wingate

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A biography of Orde Wingate
575 pages
Published 1959 by Collins
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Gary
Apr 26, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A thorough biography of a thoroughly extraordinary man , an eccentric genius who distinguished himself as a hero of the re-establishment of Israel , who crated special units of Jewish fighters during the Arab pogroms against Jews in the Holy Land in the 1930s. And also one of the great military commanders of the Second World War.

Christopher Sykes follows Wingate's life from his childhood in England where he spent his first twelve years socializing primarily with his siblings. In rather austere u
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John
Feb 10, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This is nearly an incomparable tale, although Wingate has ample competition among British military personages and assorted adventurers, e.g. T.E. Lawrence, Chinese Gordon, Lord Nelson, Livingston, Stanley, & Churchill himself, to name a few.
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A thorough biography of a thoroughly extraordinary man , an eccentric genius who distinguished himself as a hero of the re-establishment of Israel , who crated special units of Jewish fighters during the Arab pogroms against Jews in the Holy Land in the 1930s. And also one of the great military commanders of the Second World War.

Christopher Sykes follows Wingate's life from his childhood in England where he spent his first twelve years socializing primarily with his siblings. In rather austere u
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