Wavell,Archibald Percival


Wavell,Archibald Percival
Wa·vell (wāʹvəl), Archibald Percival. First Earl Wavell. 1883-1950.
British field marshal who routed Italian forces in North Africa (1940-1941) before being defeated by the Germans. As viceroy of India (1943-1947) he sought to prepare India for independence.

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Universalium. 2010.


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