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(Untitled), 18 Feb 1942

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 20/70/72

Scope and Contents

Telegram from General Sir Archibald Wavell [Supreme Commander, South West Pacific] to WSC regarding military command in Burma: feels disturbed at the "lack of real fighting spirit" shown by troops in Malaya [later Malaysia] and Burma, and lists some causes; comments on Lieutenant-General Thomas Hutton [General Officer Commanding, Burma] and proposal to replace him with General Harold Alexander; refers to own rapid recovery.

Dates

  • 18 Feb 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Open

Language of Materials

English

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