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Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck

Field Marshal Claude Auchinleck


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Despite a long military career and achieving Field Marshal’s rank Auchinleck has attracted few biographers. John Connell and more recently , Philip Warner come to mind. Barrie Pitt examined the Western Desert command as did Hart – Davis some decades ago. Part of this may be due to Auchinleck not publishing a post war biography and also due to so much attention focusing on Montgomery. However , being the only Indian Army officer called to England to command an entirely British corps he is...

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