Vinegar Joe Stilwell


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Noun1.Vinegar Joe Stilwell - United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)Vinegar Joe Stilwell - United States general who commanded the Allied forces in China and Burma and India during World War II (1883-1946)
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He was replaced by General Vinegar Joe Stilwell, who was the first four-star since Pershing in August 1918 to assume command at that grade (others served time on the job and some never made it).
Turning away from the plane, he sent a message to the world at large that Vinegar Joe Stilwell, the American commander of the China-Burma front, was still in command and was still fighting.