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Subject: [TRIVVIES] From the Daily Express Saturday, May 31st,1941/Generals praised by Churchill
Date: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 22:54:18 +0800

Transcribed by Susan Bergeron.


Daily Express Saturday, May 31st, 1941

Generals praised by Churchill promoted.

Lieut.-General Sir Henry MAITLAND WILSON, who recently took over the Palestine and Transjordan command, has been promoted to the rank of full general. He is 59. Mr. CHURCHILL, describing his work at Benghazi, said: "Few will deny that General WILSON is one of our finest tacticians."
Major-General Sir William PLATT, also praised by Mr. CHURCHILL for his work in Abyssinia, has been promoted to lieutenant-general. He is 55.


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