Archibald Percival Wavell

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Noun1.Archibald Percival Wavell - British field marshal in North Africa in World War IIArchibald Percival Wavell - British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950)
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The Pakistan edition of her pioneering biography, Wavell: Soldier and Statesman, has just been published by Oxford University Press and provides rare insights into that crucial era of 1943-1947 during which Field Marshall Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, served as viceroy of India.