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  1. Field Marshal William Joseph Slim, 1st Viscount Slim, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, GBE, DSO, MC, PC (6 August 1891 – 14 December 1970), usually known as Bill Slim, was a British military commander and the 13th Governor-General of Australia.

  2. William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim of Yarralumla and Bishopston was a British field marshal and chief of the Imperial General Staff who turned back an attempted Japanese invasion of India and defeated the Japanese armies in Burma (Myanmar) during World War II.

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  3. Marechal de Campo William Joseph Slim, 1º Visconde Slim (6 de agosto de 1891 - 14 de dezembro de 1970), geralmente conhecido como Bill Slim, [1] foi um comandante militar britânico e o 13º Governador-Geral da Austrália.

  4. Learn about the life and career of William Slim, a British military commander and the 13th Governor-General of Australia. He fought in both World Wars, led the "forgotten army" in Burma, and wrote novels under the pen name Anthony Mills.

  5. Field Marshal William Slim is best known for commanding the Fourteenth Army in Burma during the Second World War (1939-45). He inherited a disastrous situation which, with pragmatic skill and quiet charisma, he turned to ultimate victory.

  6. He fought in both World War I and World War II. He was wounded in action three times during his career. Slim was one of the most highly decorated British soldiers winning the Military Cross in 1918, followed by the Distinguished Service Order, in 1941, and the first of six knighthoods in 1944.

  7. Slim joined the Indian army in 1919, where he served until World War II. He commanded Indian troops in successful campaigns against Vichy French forces in Syria in 1941. In the Burma Campaigns he fought the Japanese forces which were approaching the Indian frontier.