Wavell

Wavell
/way"veuhl/, n.
Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883-1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943-47.

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  • Wavell —   [weɪvl], Archibald Percival, 1. Earl (seit 1947), britischer Feldmarschall (seit 1943), * Colchester 5. 5. 1883, ✝ London 24. 5. 1950; errang als Oberbefehlshaber des britischen »Middle East Command« (1939 41) zwar anfangs militärische Erfolge… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wavell — Wavell, Archibald Percival, primer conde de …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Wavell — Archibald Percival Wavell, 1. Earl Wavell, GCB, GCSI, GCIE, CMG, MC, PC (* 5. Mai 1883 in Colchester ; † 24. Mai 1950 in London[1]) war ein britischer Feldmarschall und der Oberbefehlshaber der britischen Armee im …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wavell — noun British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883 1950) • Syn: ↑Archibald Percival Wavell, ↑First Earl Wavell • Instance Hypernyms: ↑general, ↑full general, ↑field… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wavell — Recorded in several spellings including Wayvill, Wyvill and Wavell, this is an English surname, but one of Norman French origins. Introduced by followers of Duke William of Normandy during his successful conquest of England in 1066, it is one of… …   Surnames reference

  • Wavell — biographical name 1st Earl 1883 1950 Archibald Percival Wavell British field marshal; viceroy of India (1943 47) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • WAVELL — United Kingdom Command and Control System (Governmental » Military) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • Wavell — Wa•vell [[t]ˈweɪ vəl[/t]] n. big Archibald Percival, 1st Earl, 1883–1950, British field marshal and author: viceroy of India 1943–47 …   From formal English to slang

  • Wavell State High School — is a high school in Wavell Heights, Queensland, Australia, a suburb of Brisbane. Founded in 1959, it is named after the community where it is located, Wavell Heights. The suburb, in turn, is named after Field Marshal Archibald Percival Wavell,… …   Wikipedia

  • Wavell (de Eritrea y de Winchester), Archibald Percival Wavell, 1er conde — (5 may. 1883, Colchester, Essex, Inglaterra–24 may. 1950, Londres). Oficial del ejército británico. Reconocido como un excelente instructor de tropas, se convirtió en comandante en jefe británico para el Medio Oriente en 1939. En la segunda… …   Enciclopedia Universal